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<title>SilverCity: Insecure file permissions</title>
<synopsis>
Executable files with insecure permissions can be modified causing an
unsuspecting user to run arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">silvercity</product>
<announced>June 08, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>93558</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-text/silvercity" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.9.5-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
SilverCity provides lexical analysis for over 20 programming and markup
languages.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The SilverCity package installs three executable files with insecure
permissions.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could modify the executable files, causing arbitrary
code to be executed with the permissions of an unsuspecting SilverCity
user.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There are no known workarounds at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All SilverCity users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/silvercity-0.9.5-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1941">CVE-2005-1941</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 06 Jun 2005 18:24:23 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 06 Jun 2005 18:24:47 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 07 Jun 2005 01:08:04 +0000">
r2d2
</metadata>
</glsa>