RE: GID Games Exploits
From: Stephen Major (smajor_at_gmail.com)
To: "'Mathieu Arnold'" <email@example.com>, "'Kris Kennaway'" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 01:21:13 -0700
Heh, was not familiar with it. I heard there were underground exploits, I
had no idea of the severity so I posted it here to hear feedback, so as long
as there is nothing to worry about cool.
From: Mathieu Arnold [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2005 1:15 AM
To: Kris Kennaway; Stephen Major
Subject: Re: GID Games Exploits
+-le 16/10/2005 00:47 -0400, Kris Kennaway écrivait :
| On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 09:39:27PM -0700, Stephen Major wrote:
|> It has come to my attention that there are quite a few local exploits
|> circling around in the private sector for GID Games.
|> Several of the games have vanilla stack overflows in them which can lead
|> elevation of privileges if successfully exploited.
| Big deal..that's why they're setgid games (which can only write to
| game data files) and not setuid anything important :-)
It means that I can change my own score to something better, that's very
-- Mathieu Arnold _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-security To unsubscribe, send any mail to "email@example.com"