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NX Server "nxconfigure.sh" Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2007-01-30    Last Update:  2007-02-01    Views:  8,087

Secunia Advisory SA23993

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in NX Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The security issue is caused due to the "nxconfigure.sh" script not correctly checking the permissions of the invoking user. This can be exploited to cause a DoS by modifying certain configuration values within the "server.cfg" file.

The security issue is reported in versions prior to 2.1.0-18.


Solution:
Update to version 2.1.0-18.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.nomachine.com/news_read.php?idnews=190
http://www.nomachine.com/tr/view.php?id=TR01E01622

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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