FreeBSD Xonix vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14281


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is running an older version of Xonix.

Xonix is a game.

This version of Xonix calls an external program while retaining setgid privileges. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would need local access. A successful attack would give the attacker the privileges of the 'games' group.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14281

File Name: freebsd_xonix_141.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Published: 2004/08/17

Modified: 2011/10/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0157

BID: 10149