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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Buffer Overflow in 'format' Command Lets Local Users Obtain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016727
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016727
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4319   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 5 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 22 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris in the format command. A local user may be able to obtain root privileges.

A local user with the "File System Management" RBAC profile can exploit a buffer overflow in the format(1M) command to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Custom profiles that provide access to the format(1M) command with root privileges are also affected.

Impact:   A local user with certain RBAC profiles can execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 108975-10 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 113072-08 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 118833-18 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 108976-10 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 114423-07 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 118997-09 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102519-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102519-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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