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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Kodak Color Management System Vendors:   Kodak
Kodak Color Management System kcms_calibrate(1) Command Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017541
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0503   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 23 2007
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Kodak Color Management System on Sun Solaris. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the kcms_calibrate(1) command to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

Solaris 10 is not affected because it does not ship with the vulnerable component.

Sun credits Cees-Bart Breunesse of the University of Nijmegen with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 111400-04 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 114636-04 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 111401-04 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 114637-04 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  8, 9

Message History:   None.

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