Sun Solaris up to 2.5.1 rdist lookup memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Sun Solaris up to 2.5.1 (Operating System). This issue affects the function lookup of the component rdist. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

local user gains root privileges via buffer overflow in rdist, via lookup() function.

The weakness was published 07/24/1996. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-0023. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (421) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-547). Similar entries are available at 13749, 13747, 13746 and 13741.

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  • FreeBSD up to 2.2
  • IBM AIX up to 4.2
  • SCO Unixware up to 2.1

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.9

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Vendor: https://www.oracle.com/sun/

Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0023 (🔍)
X-Force: 421
Vulnerability Center: 547 - CVE Id, Medium

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:13 PM
Updated: 05/07/2019 11:16 AM
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