FreeBSD : cdrdao -- unspecified privilege escalation vulnerability (d51a7e6e-c546-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19136


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


The developers of cdrdao report that there is a potential root exploit in the software. In order to be able to succesfully exploit this vulnerability cdrdao must be installed setuid root. When succesfully exploited a local user might get escalated privileges. By default this port is not installed setuid root.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19136

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d51a7e6ec54611d99aed000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cdrdao, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/05/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/05/13

Reference Information

Secunia: 15354