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[Bug 187353] CVE-2006-1390 nethack: Local privilege escalation via crafted score file



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Summary: CVE-2006-1390 nethack: Local privilege escalation via crafted score file
Alias: CVE-2006-1390

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=187353


lmacken redhat com changed:

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------- Additional Comments From lmacken redhat com  2008-04-04 09:44 EST -------
(In reply to comment #8)
> From me (repeating myself from comment #3):
> 
> Although users are not in the games group on Fedora this is still a problem,
> this hole allows the following scenario:
> - find a sgid game which is exploitable to get games gid rights
> - use the games gid rights to drop a crafted file which will
>   exploit nethack when opened by nethack.
> - once another users runs nethack and opens the crafted file
>   unwanted things get done with the rights of the other user.
> 
> So although low priority this needs fixing never the less.

So, do you think we should try and get the patch from upstream, or do the same
thing that you did with vultures eye and create a separate 'nethack' group ?

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