Sun SunOS 4.1/4.1.1/4.1.2 NFS uid Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Sun SunOS 4.1/4.1.1/4.1.2 (Operating System). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component NFS. The manipulation of the argument uid with an unknown input leads to a unknown weakness. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 12/30/1992 with CERT as CA-1992-15 as not defined advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is available at cert.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-1021. The exploitation appears to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 47), X-Force (82) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-645). The entries 13650 and 13926 are related to this item.

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Class: Unknown
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Vendor: https://www.oracle.com/sun/

Advisory: CA-1992-15
Organization: CERT
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1021 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 47 - SunOS NFS large uid mismatch Vulnerability
X-Force: 82
Vulnerability Center: 645 - SunOS NFS UID Mismatch Allows Unauthorized Root Access, Critical

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Created: 06/17/2014 12:35 PM
Updated: 05/08/2019 12:29 AM
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