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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2005-0205
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:25:39
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-0205

Summary

KPPP 2.1.2 in KDE 3.1.5 and earlier, when setuid root without certain wrappers, does not properly close a privileged file descriptor for a domain socket, which allows local users to read and write to /etc/hosts and /etc/resolv.conf and gain control over DNS name resolution by opening a number of file descriptors before executing kppp.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Bernd Wuebben Kppp 2.1.2

  • Kde 3.1

  • Kde 3.1.1

  • Kde 3.1.2

  • Kde 3.1.3

  • Kde 3.1.4

  • Kde 3.1.5


References

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:175

CONFIRM - http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050228-1.txt

IDEFENSE - 20050228 KPPP Privileged File Descriptor Leak Vulnerability

DEBIAN - DSA-692

CONECTIVA - CLA-2005:934


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:42