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Sun Java Desktop System umount "-r" Re-Mounting Security Issue

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Release Date:  2005-10-11    Views:  8,589

Secunia Advisory SA17133

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Sun Microsystems has acknowledged a security issue in Sun JDS (Java Desktop System) which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA16785

The security issue has been reported in Sun Java Desktop System Release 2 with util-linux versions util-linux-2.11u-134 or earlier on the Linux platform.


Solution:
Apply updated RPMs via online update (patch-10488).

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101960-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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