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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Lightweight Availability Collection Tool Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022510
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022510
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2314   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 27 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jul 3 2009
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information, Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Lightweight Availability Collection Tool 3.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Solaris Lightweight Availability Collection Tool. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a race condition in the Lightweight Availability Collection Tool to overwrite arbitrary files on the target system. This allows the local user to gain root privileges.

Mike Gerdts reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

http://www.sun.com/service/stb/

SPARC Platform

* Lightweight Availability Collection Tool 3.1 or later (for Solaris 7, 8, 9 and 10)

x86 Platform

* Lightweight Availability Collection Tool 3.1 or later (for Solaris 9 and 10)

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261408-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261408-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error

Message History:   None.


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