Sun SunOS 4.1.1 NFS File privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in Sun SunOS 4.1.1 (Operating System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component NFS File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 12/06/1991. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-0167. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11353 (NFS Predictable Filehandles Filesystem Access), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family RPC and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 32), X-Force (77), Vulnerability Center (SBV-643) and Tenable (11353).





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.7

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 11353
Nessus Name: NFS Predictable Filehandles Filesystem Access
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0167 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 32 - SunOS fsirand Vulnerability
X-Force: 77
Vulnerability Center: 643 - SunOS NFS Implementation Allows Unauthorized Access, Medium


Created: 06/16/2014 03:30 PM
Updated: 05/08/2019 12:26 AM
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