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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   cdrtools Vendors:   Schilling, J.
cdrtools Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011091
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011091
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0806   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 30 2004
Impact:   Root access via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.00.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in cdrecord (cdrtools). A local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges.

A linux distribution vendor reported that a local user can exploit a flaw in cdrecord to obtain root privileges on the target system.

Max Vozeler is credited with discovering this flaw.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.fokus.fhg.de/research/cc/glone/employees/joerg.schilling/private/cdrecord.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 8 2004 (Mandrake Issues Fix) cdrtools Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
Mandrake has released a fix.
Sep 15 2004 (Gentoo Issues Fix) cdrtools Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
Gentoo has released a fix.



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