Secunia CSI7
Advisories
Research
Forums
Create Profile
Our Commitment
Database
Search
Advisories by Product
Advisories by Vendor
Terminology
Report Vulnerability
Insecure Library Loading
Not critical

QNX RTOS "dhcp.client" File Permission Weakness

-

Release Date:  2005-12-09    Views:  8,395

Secunia Advisory SA17870

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


lms has reported a weakness in QNX RTOS, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The weakness is caused due to the "dhcp.client" program having suid root permissions. This can be exploited by malicious users to change the assigned IP addresses of network interfaces, potentially causing a DoS.

The weakness has been reported in version 4.25. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Remove the suid bit from "dhcp.client".

Provided and/or discovered by:
lms

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: QNX RTOS "dhcp.client" File Permission Weakness

No posts yet

-

You must be logged in to post a comment.



 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 VARS
MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Factsheets
Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


 
© 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability