Quake 2 server 3.13 on Linux does not properly check file permissions for the config.cfg configuration file, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink from config.cfg to the target file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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19980225 Quake 2 Linux 3.13 (and lower) allow users to read arbitrary files
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