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Sun Solaris tcsh(1) contains vulnerability in the built-in ls-F command

Vulnerability Note VU#281356

Original Release Date: 2004-01-15 | Last Revised: 2004-01-16

Overview

Sun Solaris tcsh(1) contains a vulnerability in the built-in ls-F command that could allow an unprivileged user to create or remove files or gain privileges of another user.

Description

A vulnerability in the built-in ls-F command of the Sun Solaris tcsh(1) may allow an intruder to create or remove files or gain privileges of another user. Note that only Solaris 8 is affected by this issue. Solaris 7 and 9 are not affected.

Impact

A local user could create or remove files or gain privileges of another user, possibly root.

Solution

Apply Patch

Apply a patch. For information about the patches, please see Sun Alert ID: 57455.

Vendor Information

281356
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Sun Microsystems Inc.

Updated:  January 16, 2004

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

Please see Sun Alert ID: 57455.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A

References

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Sun Microsystems for the information contained in their security advisory.

This document was written by Damon Morda.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2003-1024
Severity Metric: 3.07
Date Public: 2003-12-22
Date First Published: 2004-01-15
Date Last Updated: 2004-01-16 14:28 UTC
Document Revision: 15

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