Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201588 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1001193.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 7 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A local unprivileged user may be able to overwrite any file on the system due to a security vulnerability with the lpadmin(1M) utility.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Note: Solaris 10 is not affected by this issue.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issue has been exploited, as it depends on which file is overwritten.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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