Minicom Capture-file Group Ownership Vulnerability

Taken from Michal Zalewski's original Bugtraq Post:

> @(#)Minicom V1.83.0 (compiled Mar 7 2000)(c) Miquel van Smoorenburg
>
> [lcamtuf@nimue lcamtuf]$ minicom -C foo
> minicom: there is no global configuration file /etc/minirc.dfl
> Ask your sysadm to create one (with minicom -s).
>
> [lcamtuf@nimue lcamtuf]$ ls -l foo
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 lcamtuf uucp 0 Aug 18 12:21 foo
> ^^ ^^^^
>
> Any file can be created anywhere with uucp privledges - it will follow
> symlinks. Not nice on systems running uucp services.
>


 

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