FreeBSD : helvis -- information leak vulnerabilities (bb99f803-5fde-11d9-b721-00065be4b5b6)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Once a recovery file has been preserved by the setuid root elvprsv
utility it is placed in a worldreadable directory with worldreadable
permissions. This possibly allows sensitive information to leak.

In addition to this information leak, it is possible for users to
recover files that belong to other users by using elvrec, another
setuid root binary.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19099 (freebsd_pkg_bb99f8035fde11d9b72100065be4b5b6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0118

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