English | Deutsch | Español | Português
 UserID:
 Passwd:
new user
 About:   Dedicated  | Advanced  | Standard  | Recurring  | No Risk  | Desktop  | Basic  | Single  | Security Seal  | FAQ
  Price/Feature Summary  | Order  | New Vulnerabilities  | Confidentiality  | Vulnerability Search
 Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 75516 CVE descriptions
and 39786 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.53146
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 446-1 (synaesthesia)
Summary:Debian Security Advisory DSA 446-1 (synaesthesia)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to synaesthesia
announced via advisory DSA 446-1.

During an audit, Ulf Harnhammar discovered a vulnerability in
synaesthesia, a program which represents sounds visually.
synaesthesia created its configuration file while holding root
privileges, allowing a local user to create files owned by root and
writable by the user's primary group. This type of vulnerability can
usually be easily exploited to execute arbitary code with root
privileges by various means.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.1-2.1woody1.

The unstable distribution (sid) is not affected by this problem, because
synaesthesia is no longer setuid.

We recommend that you update your synaesthesia package.



Solution:
http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20446-1
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 9713
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0160
Debian Security Information: DSA-446 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-446
XForce ISS Database: synaesthesia-configuration-symlink-attack(15279)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15279
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9713
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

This is only one of 39786 vulnerability tests in our test suite. Find out more about running a complete security audit.

To run a free test of this vulnerability against your system, register below.

New User Registration
Email:
UserID:
Passwd:
Please email me your monthly newsletters, informing the latest services, improvements & surveys.
Please email me a vulnerability test announcement whenever a new test is added.
   Privacy
Registered User Login
 
UserID:   
Passwd:  

 Forgot userid or passwd?
Email/Userid:




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Partner Programs | Privacy | Mailing Lists | Abuse
Security Audits | Managed DNS | Network Monitoring | Site Analyzer | Internet Research Reports
Web Probe | Whois

© 1998-2014 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.