78421 : Oracle Solaris Kerberos Component Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-01-17

Description

Oracle Solaris contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when an unspecified error in the Kerberos component is exploited, allowing a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Attack Type Unknown
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Oracle has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Oracle Corporation
Solaris
10
11 Express
9

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-01-19 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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