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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1390

The configuration of NetHack 3.4.3-r1 and earlier, Falcon's Eye 1.9.4a and earlier, and Slash'EM 0.0.760 and earlier on Gentoo Linux allows local users in the games group to modify saved games files to execute arbitrary code via buffer overflows and overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks.
Publish Date : 2006-03-24 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1390

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Gentoo Linux 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Gentoo Linux 1.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Gentoo Linux 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 8

- References For CVE-2006-1390

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428739/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060324 Re: [ GLSA 200603-23 ] NetHack, Slash'EM, Falcon's Eye: Localprivilege escalation
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428743/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060324 Re: [ GLSA 200603-23 ] NetHack, Slash'EM, Falcon's Eye: Local privilege escalation
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25528
XF gentoo-multiple-games-privilege-escalation(25528)
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122376
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=125902
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127167
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127319
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17217
BID 17217 Gentoo Nethack And Variants Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-03-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/19376
SECUNIA 19376
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200603-23
http://www.osvdb.org/24104
OSVDB 24104

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1390

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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