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Sun Solaris Runtime Linker Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-06-29    Last Update:  2006-01-10    Views:  14,604

Secunia Advisory SA15841

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Przemyslaw Frasunek has reported a vulnerability in Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to a design error in the runtime linker (ld.so.1) when executing setuid and setgid programs. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code from a malicious library with escalated privileges.

The vulnerability affects the following versions:
* Solaris 8 with patches 109147-31 through 109147-36 (SPARC)
* Solaris 8 with patches 109148-31 through 109148-36 (x86)
* Solaris 9 with patches 112963-16 through 112963-21 (SPARC)
* Solaris 9 with patches 113986-12 through 113986-17 (x86)
* Solaris 10 (x86)


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Przemyslaw Frasunek

Original Advisory:
Sun Microsystems:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101794-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102124-1

Deep Links:
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