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FreeBSD Xonix vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
FreeBSD Xonix local exploit

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running an older version of Xonix.

Xonix is a game.

This version of Xonix calls an external program while retaining
setgid rights. A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would need
local access. A successful attack would give the attacker the
rights of the 'games' group.

Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/6fd9a1e9-efd3-11d8-9837-000c41e2cdad.html

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 10149

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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