Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201482 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1001109.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 2.6 Operating System
Solaris 7 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
An unprivileged local user may be able to gain unauthorized root privileges due to a buffer overflow in the runtime linker ld.so.1(1).
Sun acknowledges with thanks, Jouko Pynnönen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for bringing this issue to our attention and iDEFENSE Inc. (www.idefense.com) for coordinating the release of this issue.
This issue is described in iDEFENSE Advisory located at: http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=1&type=vulnerabilities.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
There are no reliable symptoms that would show the described issue has been exploited.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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