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Sun Solaris dtsession Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-06-28    Last Update:  2007-07-04    Views:  12,181

Secunia Advisory SA25876

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the dtsession(1X) Common Desktop Environment (CDE) Session Manager and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102954-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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