RE: GID Games Exploits

From: Stephen Major (smajor_at_gmail.com)
Date: 10/16/05

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    To: "'Mathieu Arnold'" <mat@mat.cc>, "'Kris Kennaway'" <kris@obsecurity.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.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Mathieu Arnold [mailto:mat@mat.cc]
    Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2005 1:15 AM
    To: Kris Kennaway; Stephen Major
    Cc: freebsd-security@freebsd.org
    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
    to
    |> 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
    important :-)

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    Mathieu Arnold
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