SunScreen Firewall LD_LIBRARY_PATH privilege escalation
|sunscreen-ldlibrarypath-privilege-escalation (64887)||High Risk|
SunScreen Firewall could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused insecure setting of LD_LIBRARY_PATH to a zero-length directory name by the SunScreen firewall component. By persuading a victim to launch an application located in the same directory as specially-crafted library, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-25-2011]: Sun Microsystems SunScreen Firewall Root Exploit.
- BID-45963: Sun SunScreen Firewall Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0902: Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in the Java Service in Sun Microsystems SunScreen Firewall on SunOS 5.9 allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a modified (1) PATH or (2) LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable.
- OSVDB ID: 73420: Oracle Sun Microsystems SunScreen Firewall Java Service Path Subversion Local Privilege Escalation
- Sun Solaris 9
- Sun Microsystems SunScreen Firewall
Jan 25, 2011
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