Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 266428 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020871.1.
Sun Management Center 3.6
Sun Management Center 3.6.1
Sun Management Center 4.0
Date of Resolved Release
Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the XML Library (see libxml2(3)) Bundled With Sun Management Center (SunMC) May Result in Arbitrary Code Execution or a Denial of Service (DoS)
Multiple security vulnerabilities in the XML library (see libxml2(3)) bundled with Sun Management Center 3.6.1 and 4.0 may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the SunMC application or crash the SunMC application causing a Denial of Service (DoS) by providing a specially crafted XML file. The SunMC application runs with root privileges.
Additional information regarding these issues is available in the following documents:
CVE-2008-3529 at http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3529
CVE-2008-4225 at http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4225
CVE-2008-4226 at http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4226
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
1. These issues affect systems installed with Sun Management Center (SunMC) server and agent software. Sun Management Center can be downloaded from:
SunMC is not bundled with Solaris.
2. To determine if SunMC server is installed on a Solaris system or what version is present, the following command can be run:
$ pkginfo -l SUNWessrv | grep VERSIONIf the following error message is returned, the "SUNWessrv" package and SunMC server are not installed on the system.
ERROR: information for "SUNWessrv" was not found3. To determine if SunMC agent is installed on a Solaris system or what version is present, the following command can be run:
$ pkginfo -l SUNWescom | grep VERSIONIf the following error message is returned, the "SUNWescom" package and SunMC agent are not installed on the system.
ERROR: information for "SUNWescom" was not found3. Symptoms
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issues have been exploited.
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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