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Sun Solaris lbxproxy Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-07-26    Last Update:  2007-07-31    Views:  11,266

Secunia Advisory SA26220

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, 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 perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in lbxproxy, which can be exploited to read data from arbitrary files that have the group ownership set to root.

The vulnerability is reported in Solaris 8, 9 and 10 for both the SPARC and x86 platforms.


Solution:
Apply patches:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Charles Morris, Old Dominion University.

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102948-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

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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