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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris NFS Kernel Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Privileged Access in Certain Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019102
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019102
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6413   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 9 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 14 2007
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A remote authenticated user can gain privileged access on the target system.

A remote authenticated root user can gain root access to files on a target system that is configured as a NFS server but does not permit the remote user's system to access shared file systems as a root user.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can gain privileged access on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127111-05 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127954-03 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103162-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103162-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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