4235 : KDbg .kdbgrc Permission Check Failure Arbitrary Command Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2003-09-09

Description

KDbg contains a flaw that may allow a local user to execute arbitrary privileged commands. The issue is due to the program not checking file permissions on the .kdbgrc file. This may allow an attacker to insert custom commands to be run in the context of another user.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Attack Type Unknown
Impact: Impact Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.9.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Johannes Sixt
KDbg
1.2.8
1.2.9
1.9.1
1.9.2

References

Tools & Filters

18421

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-05-24 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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