Sun SunOS 4.0/4.0.1/4.0.3 Restore Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Sun SunOS 4.0/4.0.1/4.0.3 (Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown processing of the component Restore. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

vulnerability in restore in sunos 4.0.3 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges.

The weakness was shared 07/26/1989 as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is available at cert.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-1122. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

There are two workarounds that will fix the problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 3) and X-Force (6695). The entry 13615 is related to this item.

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  • Sun SunOS 3.5

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Class: Unknown
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ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Vendor: https://www.oracle.com/sun/

Advisory: cert.org
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1122 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 3
X-Force: 6695 - SunOS restore utility could allow elevated privileges

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Created: 06/16/2014 03:22 PM
Updated: 05/17/2018 09:02 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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