Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201326 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1001000.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 2.6 Operating System
Solaris 7 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A local unprivileged user may be able to gain unauthorized root privileges due to a buffer overflow involving the Solaris "/usr/lib/utmp_update" command.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Note: Solaris 2.5.1 will not be evaluated for potential impact for the described issue contained in this Sun Alert document.
There are no predictable symptoms that would show the described issue has been exploited to gain unauthorized root access to a system.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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