bmon allows elevated privileges
|bmon-gain-privilege (17827)||High Risk|
bmon could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system. If bmon was installed with setuid superuser privileges, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with superuser privileges.
For FreeBSD 4.8 through 5.2.1-RELEASE:
Upgrade to the latest version of bmon (1.2.1 or later), available from the FreeBSD Problem Report ports/67340. See References.
- bmon Web page: bmon - bandwidth monitor.
- FreeBSD Problem Report ports/67340 Sat May 29 07:20:08 PDT 2004 : Problem Report ports/67340.
- BID-11457: BMON Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- OSVDB ID: 11189: FreeBSD bmon Port Relative Path Subversion Privilege Escalation
- FreeBSD FreeBSD 4.10
- FreeBSD FreeBSD 4.8
- FreeBSD FreeBSD 4.9
- FreeBSD FreeBSD 5.1
- FreeBSD FreeBSD 5.2
- Thomas Graf bmon 1.2.1
Oct 18, 2004
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