82751 : IRIX pkgadjust Local Privilege Escalation
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IRIX contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue may allow a local attacker to manipulate the settings within pkgadjust, which will grant escalated privileges.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure


Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this vulnerability. It is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround:
# /sbin/chmod 755 /usr/pkg/bin/pkgadjust
# /sbin/chmod 755 /usr/pkg/bin/abspath


Silicon Graphics, Inc.



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