QNX RTOS monitor -f argument could be used to overwrite arbitrary files

qnx-rtos-monitor-f (9231) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

QNX RTOS could allow a local attacker to modify arbitrary files on the system. A local attacker could use the -f argument with the monitor utility to overwrite a specified file.


Consequences:

File Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of QNX RTOS (6.1.0 or later), available from the QNX Software Systems Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • QNX QNX RTOS 4.25

Reported:

May 31, 2002

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