Sun Solaris allows an unprivileged local user to load arbitrary kernel modules.
Sun Solaris supports loadable kernel modules (LKMs). LKMs are pieces of code that can be dynamically loaded and unloaded into the kernel. Sun Solaris contains a vulnerability that could allow an unprivileged local user to load arbitrary kernel modules.
A local user could gain root privileges by loading arbitrary kernel modules.
Thanks to Sun Microsystems for the information contained in their security advisory.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-01-26|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-01-26 21:06 UTC|