FreeBSD : rxvt-unicode -- restore permissions on tty devices (c2fdb3bc-7d72-11da-b96e-000fb586ba73)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A rxvt-unicode changelog reports :

SECURITY FIX: on systems using openpty, permissions were not correctly
updated on the tty device and were left as world-readable and
world-writable (likely in original rxvt, too), and were not restored
properly. Affected are only systems where non-unix ptys were used
(such as most BSDs). Found, patched and debugged by Ryan Beasley.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21508 (freebsd_pkg_c2fdb3bc7d7211dab96e000fb586ba73.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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