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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   zhcon Vendors:   zhcon.sourceforge.net
(Mandrake Issues Fix) zhcon May Let Local Users Read Files with Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012980
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012980
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-0072   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 25 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.2.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in zhcon. A local user may be able to view files on the target system.

Mandrake reported that a local user may be able to invoke zhcon to access a user-specified configuration file with elevated privileges. The user can specify an alternate configuration file to view the file.

Erik Sjolund is credited with reporting this flaw.

Impact:   A local user may be able to view files on the target system with elevated privileges.
Solution:   Mandrake has released a fix.

Mandrakelinux 10.0:
c60dda48d225773739aa51a48a762c6f 10.0/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.i586.rpm
dafea6b3edd1bd776bc4f0a310b4f8e3 10.0/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
3f4dc81c833c5bd43e0538de331e289b amd64/10.0/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.amd64.rpm
dafea6b3edd1bd776bc4f0a310b4f8e3 amd64/10.0/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.1:
717d22a4dc7252b63bea66a955d75567 10.1/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.i586.rpm
96a864157fc70decb911a34a8dbe21eb 10.1/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
bb8c2f25db11d57105a083744b0f55f0 x86_64/10.1/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
96a864157fc70decb911a34a8dbe21eb x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.src.rpm

Vendor URL:  zhcon.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Mandriva/Mandrake)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.0, 10.1

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jan 25 2005 zhcon May Let Local Users Read Files with Elevated Privileges



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Security Announce] MDKSA-2005:012 - Updated zhcon packages fix


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 _______________________________________________________________________

                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package name:           zhcon
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2005:012
 Date:                   January 24th, 2005

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 10.1
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Erik Sjolund discovered that zhcon accesses a user-controlled
 configuration file with elevated privileges which could make it
 possible to read arbitrary files.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0072
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 c60dda48d225773739aa51a48a762c6f  10.0/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.i586.rpm
 dafea6b3edd1bd776bc4f0a310b4f8e3  10.0/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 3f4dc81c833c5bd43e0538de331e289b  amd64/10.0/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 dafea6b3edd1bd776bc4f0a310b4f8e3  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 717d22a4dc7252b63bea66a955d75567  10.1/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.i586.rpm
 96a864157fc70decb911a34a8dbe21eb  10.1/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
 bb8c2f25db11d57105a083744b0f55f0  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 96a864157fc70decb911a34a8dbe21eb  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/zhcon-0.2.3-6.2.101mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

  http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

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