Sun Solaris Solstice Enterprise Master Agent snmpdx(1M) format string

solaris-snmpdx-format-string (9241) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Sun Solaris could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability in the Sun Solstice Enterprise Master Agent (snmpdx). A remote attacker could pass arbitrary code to the snmpdx daemon using malformed format specifiers, which would be executed on the system with root privileges.


Gain Privileges


Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Sun Microsystems, Inc. Security Bulletin #00219. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 2.6
  • Sun Solaris 7.0
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun SunOS 5.6
  • Sun SunOS 5.7
  • Sun SunOS 5.8


Jun 04, 2002

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