8681 : Solaris FTP Daemon LIST Glob Arbitrary Command Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2001-04-09

Description

A local overflow exists in Solaris. The LIST command fails to validate user-supplied input before passing it into the glob() fucntion resulting in a heap overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sun has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Solaris
8
7
2.6
2.5.1
2.5

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • John McDonald - PGP Security
  • Anthony Osborne - PGP Security

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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