IRIX checkpoint/restart Arbitrary File Overwrite

2003-08-15T04:53:42
ID OSVDB:2424
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-08-15T04:53:42

Description

Vulnerability Description

Irix contains a flaw that may allow a local attacker to truncate or overwrite arbitrary files. The issue is due to a flaw in the checkpoint/restart (cpr) library "libcpr". No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, SGI has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

Irix contains a flaw that may allow a local attacker to truncate or overwrite arbitrary files. The issue is due to a flaw in the checkpoint/restart (cpr) library "libcpr". No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:9536 CVE-2003-0679