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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.56250
Category:FreeBSD Local Security Checks
Title:FreeBSD Ports: kpopup
Summary:FreeBSD Ports: kpopup
Description:The remote host is missing an update to the system
as announced in the referenced advisory.

The following package is affected: kpopup

CVE-2003-1170
Format string vulnerability in main.cpp in kpopup 0.9.1 and 0.9.5pre2
allows local users to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault)
and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in
command line arguments.

CVE-2003-1167
misc.cpp in KPopup 0.9.1 trusts the PATH variable when executing
killall, which allows local users to elevate their privileges by
modifying the PATH variable to reference a malicious killall program.

Solution:
Update your system with the appropriate patches or
software upgrades.

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/342736
http://www.henschelsoft.de/kpopup_en.html
http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1613db79-8e52-11da-8426-000fea0a9611.html
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 8918
BugTraq ID: 8915
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-1170
Bugtraq: 20031028 Local root vuln in kpopup (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/342736
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8918
http://www.osvdb.org/3290
http://secunia.com/advisories/10105
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-1167
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8915
http://www.osvdb.org/2742
XForce ISS Database: kpopup-systemcall-execute-code(13540)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/13540
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