summaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
blob: c55debc8dba7184907b49f17f2f449165abaee4c (plain)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200408-11">
  <title>Nessus: "adduser" race condition vulnerability</title>
  <synopsis>
    Nessus contains a vulnerability allowing a user to perform a privilege
    escalation attack.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">Nessus</product>
  <announced>2004-08-12</announced>
  <revised>2006-05-22: 02</revised>
  <bug>58014</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-analyzer/nessus" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">2.0.12</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="le">2.0.11</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    Nessus is a free and powerful network security scanner.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    A race condition can occur in "nessus-adduser" if the user has not
    configured their TMPDIR variable.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A malicious user could exploit this bug to escalate privileges to the
    rights of the user running "nessus-adduser".
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
    upgrade to the latest available version of Nessus.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All Nessus users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge sync
    
    # emerge -pv "&gt;=net-analyzer/nessus-2.0.12"
    # emerge "&gt;=net-analyzer/nessus-2.0.12"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://secunia.com/advisories/12127/">Secunia Advisory</uri>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1445">CVE-2004-1445</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester">
    koon
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter">
    jaervosz
  </metadata>
</glsa>