FreeBSD : ChiTeX/ChiLaTeX unsafe set-user-id root (49ad1bf8-5d7e-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Niels Heinen reports that ChiTeX installs set-user-id root executables
that invoked system(3) without setting up the environment, trivially
allowing local root compromise.

See also :

https://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200303251301.h2PD1m9Y053389
http://www.nessus.org/u?8816ee16

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56491 ()

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