[SA23821] Sun Solaris "tip" Command Privilege Escalation

2007-01-24T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:15833
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-01-24T00:00:00

Description


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TITLE: Sun Solaris "tip" Command Privilege Escalation

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA23821

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/23821/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: Privilege escalation

WHERE: Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM: Sun Solaris 10 http://secunia.com/product/4813/ Sun Solaris 9 http://secunia.com/product/95/ Sun Solaris 8 http://secunia.com/product/94/

DESCRIPTION: Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to unspecified errors within the "tip" command. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code as the "uucp" user.

SOLUTION: Apply patches.

-- SPARC Platform --

Sun Solaris 8: Apply patch 111504-02. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-111504-02-1

Sun Solaris 9: Apply patch 123368-01. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-123368-01-1

Sun Solaris 10: Apply patch 124997-01. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-124997-01-1

-- x86 Platform --

Sun Solaris 8: Apply patch 111505-02. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-111505-02-1

Sun Solaris 9: Apply patch 123369-01: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-123369-01-1

Sun Solaris 10: Apply patch 124998-01: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-124998-01-1

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102773-1


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