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[ Suresec Advisories ] - Kcheckpass file creation vulnerability
From: Suresec Advisories <advisories () suresec org>
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 19:28:32 +0200

Suresec Security Advisory  - #00006
05/09/05

Kcheckpass file creation vulnerability
Advisory: http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv6.pdf

Description:

A lockfile handling error was found in kcheckpass which can,
in certain configurations be used to create world writable files.

Exploitation of this vulnerability may lead to elevated privileges .

The vulnerability was discovered by Ilja van Sprundel.


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