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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5746

Original release date: 12/29/2008
Last revised: 01/06/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Sun SNMP Management Agent (SUNWmasf) 1.4u2 through 1.5.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and gain privileges via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Description

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-248646-1 This issue can occur in the following releases: SPARC Platform * Sun SNMP Management Agent "SUNWmasf" 1.4u2 thru 1.5.4 (For Solaris 8, 9 and 10)

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-248646-1 This issue is addressed in the following release: SPARC Platform * Sun SNMP Management Agent ("SUNWmasf") 1.5.5 or later (For Solaris 8, 9 and 10) Sun SNMP Management Agent is available for download at http://www.sun.com/download/

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External Source: BID
Name: 33014
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021496
External Source: XF
Name: snmp-managementagent-symlink(47619)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33328
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 50987
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 248646
Type: Advisory

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