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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sun Java Studio Enterprise Vendors:   Sun
Sun Java Studio Enterprise Unsafe File Permissions May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015930
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015930
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1830   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 27 2009
Original Entry Date:  Apr 14 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Modification of user information, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun Java Studio Enterprise. A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Sun Java Studio Enterprise may create certain files with world-writable permissions when installed by a root user. A local user may be able to exploit this to cause arbitrary commands to be executed by a target user when the target user loads Sun Java Studio. The commands will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 (for Solaris 9 and Solaris 10) with patch 121045-04 or later

x86 Platform

* Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 (for Solaris 9 and Solaris 10) with patch 121045-04 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102292-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102292-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.


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