Sun Solaris kcms_calibrate command privilege escalation

solaris-kcmscalibrate-privilege-escalation (31668) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by an error in the Kodak Color Management System (KCMS) kcms_calibrate command. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102728 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102728: Security Vulnerability in the kcms_calibrate(1) Command.
  • ASA-2007-040: Security Vulnerability in the kcms_calibrate(1) Command (Sun 102728)
  • BID-22175: Kodak Color Management System Utilities Local Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0503: Unspecified vulnerability in kcms_calibrate in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 before 20071122 allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 31598: Solaris kcms_calibrate Unspecified Command Execution
  • SA23885: Sun Solaris "kcms_calibrate" Privilege Escalation
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017541: Kodak Color Management System kcms_calibrate(1) Command Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9

Reported:

Jan 22, 2007

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