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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1390

Original release date: 03/24/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008


The configuration of NetHack 3.4.3-r1 and earlier, Falcon's Eye 1.9.4a and earlier, and Slash'EM 0.0.760 and earlier on Gentoo Linux allows local users in the games group to modify saved games files to execute arbitrary code via buffer overflows and overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability applies only to the following games/versions: 1) NetHack 3.4.3-r1 and previous 2) Falcon's Eye 1.9.4a and previous 3) Slash'EM 0.0.760 and previous

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=125902
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060324 Re: [ GLSA 200603-23 ] NetHack, Slash'EM, Falcon's Eye: Localprivilege escalation
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200603-23
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122376
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060324 Re: [ GLSA 200603-23 ] NetHack, Slash'EM, Falcon's Eye: Local privilege escalation
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127319
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127167
External Source: BID
Name: 17217
External Source: XF
Name: gentoo-multiple-games-privilege-escalation(25528)

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