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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2006.0010 -- [OpenBSD]
3.8 Erratum 002 - Patch fixes suid /dev/fd access check
9 January 2006
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: OpenBSD 3.8 and prior
Impact: Inappropriate Access
Access: Existing Account
Original Bulletin: http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html
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002: SECURITY FIX: January 5, 2006 All architectures
Do not allow users to trick suid programs into re-opening files via /dev/fd.
A source code patch exists which remedies this problem.
Patch for OpenBSD 3.8
Patch for OpenBSD 3.7
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