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F-Secure Anti-Virus Internet Gatekeeper/Linux Gateway Privilege Escalation

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Release Date:  2005-11-07    Last Update:  2005-12-07    Views:  12,926

Secunia Advisory SA17467

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus Internet Gatekeeper for Linux and F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Gateway, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to several scripts being installed with the SUID bit set and are world executable. e.g. "/opt/f-secure/fsigk/cgi/*suid.cgi" and "/home/virusgw/cgi/*suid.cgi". These scripts can be exploited by malicious users to gain root privileges.

The vulnerability has been reported in the following versions:
* F-Secure Anti-Virus Internet Gatekeeper for Linux versions prior to 2.15.484.
* F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Gateway versions prior to 2.16.


Solution:
Update to the fixed version or remove SUID bit from affected scripts.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Tigerteam.se Security.

Original Advisory:
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2005-3.shtml

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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