FreeBSD : lbreakout2 vulnerability in environment variable handling (ad4f6ca4-6720-11d8-9fb5-000a95bc6fae)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ulf Harnhammar discovered an exploitable vulnerability in
lbreakout2's environmental variable handling. In several instances,
the contents of the HOME environmental variable are copied to a stack
or global buffer without range checking. A local attacker may use this
vulnerability to acquire group-ID `games' privileges.

An exploit for this vulnerability has been published by ``Li0n7 voila
fr''.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/354760
http://www.nessus.org/u?d244f0f9

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37516 (freebsd_pkg_ad4f6ca4672011d89fb5000a95bc6fae.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0158

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