FreeBSD : zhcon -- unauthorized file access (d371b627-6ed5-11d9-bd18-000a95bc6fae)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Martin Joey Schulze reports :

Erik Sjound discovered that zhcon, a fast console CJK system using
the Linux framebuffer, accesses a user-controlled configuration file
with elevated privileges. Thus, it is possible to read arbitrary
files.

When installed from the FreeBSD Ports Collection, zhcon is installed
set-user-ID root.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?179fd92f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19132 (freebsd_pkg_d371b6276ed511d9bd18000a95bc6fae.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0072

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