Sun SRS Proxy Core srsexec binary information disclosure

sunsrs-srsexec-information-disclosure (34223) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun SRS Proxy Core could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information. The srsexec binary is installed setuid root and fails to drop privileges and improperly checks permissions for target files. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability using "-v" and "-d" command line options to read portions of arbitrary files and obtain the root password hash and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: Sun Alert ID 102891 for patch or upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 05.10.07: Sun Microsystems Solaris SRS Proxy Core srsexec Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability.
  • Sun Alert ID 102891: Security Vulnerability in Sun Remote Services (SRS) Net Connect Software.
  • ASA-2007-242: Security Vulnerability in Sun Remote Services (SRS) Net Connect Software (Sun 102891)
  • BID-23915: Sun Microsystems Solaris SRSEXEC Arbitrary File Read Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2617: srsexec in Sun Remote Services (SRS) Net Connect Software Proxy Core package in Sun Solaris 10 does not enforce file permissions when opening files, which allows local users to read the first line of arbitrary files via the -d and -v options.
  • OSVDB ID: 35940: Solaris Net Connect Software Proxy Core SRS srsexec Local File Portion Disclosure
  • SA25194: Sun SRS Proxy Core "srsexec" Information Disclosure
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018046: Solaris Sun Remote Services Net Connect `srsexec` Utility Lets Local Users View Arbitrary Files

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Net Connect Software 3.2.3
  • Sun Net Connect Software 3.2.4
  • Sun Solaris 10

Reported:

May 10, 2007

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