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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Solaris Management Console (SMC) Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Management Console Enables HTTP TRACE Support By Default
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015112
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015112
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 27 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Solaris Management Console. A remote user can conduct HTTP TRACE attacks.

The Solaris Management Console (smc(1M)) includes a web server that has the HTTP TRACE method enabled by default. A remote user may be able to exploit this, in combination with separate, cross-domain browser vulnerabilities, to access sensitive information from the HTTP headers of an HTTP TRACE request, such as cookies or authentication data.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct HTTP TRACE attacks to obtain potentially sensitive information.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 116807-02 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 116808-02 or later

A fix for Solaris 8 and 10 is pending.

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102016-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.


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