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Re: Solaris 2.x utmp hole - Notify CERT?
From: Dan_Thorson () notes seagate com (Dan Thorson )
Date: 18 May 95 12:49:33 EDT
The following is somewhat of a security hole in Solaris 2.x which
allows any non-root user to remove themselves from /var/adm/utmp[x]
files (who, w, finger, etc).
I tried this under Solaris 2.4 on an Intel box. It worked.
Anyone think a CERT advisory should be issued for this??
I do. Evasive maneuvers are the start to serious cracking.... the
"feature" should be removed from the OS, and an advisory is a good
way to post a red flag in Sun's to-do list
my opinion anyway.
- Re: Solaris 2.x utmp hole - Notify CERT? Dan Thorson (May 18)