Sun SunOS 4.1.1/4.1.2/4.1.3/4.1.3c loadmodule privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Sun SunOS 4.1.1/4.1.2/4.1.3/4.1.3c (Operating System). This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component loadmodule. 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. CVE summarizes:

loadmodule in SunOS 4.1.x, as used by xnews, does not properly sanitize its environment, which allows local users to gain privileges, a different vulnerability than CVE-1999-1584.

The weakness was disclosed 12/31/1999 as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is available at cert.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-1586 since 08/30/2005. The exploitation appears to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Additional details are provided at ciac.org. The entry 15200 is pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0

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

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

Advisory: cert.org
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1586 (🔍)
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Created: 06/23/2014 01:14 PM
Updated: 05/22/2018 10:52 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_assigned
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