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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   sadmind Vendors:   Sun
Solstice AdminSuite sadmind Buffer Overflow in adm_build_path() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021059
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4556   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 25 2009
Original Entry Date:  Oct 15 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solstice AdminSuite's sadmind. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a stack overflow in the adm_build_path() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Solaris 10 does not include sadmind and is not affected.

Adriano Lima reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116455-02 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 116453-03 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116442-02 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 116454-03 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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