FreeBSD : fidogate -- write files as `news' user (3243e839-f489-11d8-9837-000c41e2cdad)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Neils Heinen reports that the setuid `news' binaries installed as part
of fidogate may be used to create files or append to file with the
privileges of the `news' user by setting the LOGFILE environmental

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37125 (freebsd_pkg_3243e839f48911d89837000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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