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Solaris 2.5.1 patch not effective?
From: tep () SDSC EDU (Tom Perrine)
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 17:18:28 -0700


I have two reports from other UC campuses that exploits of the Solaris
ufsrestore bug are being used against *sparc* hosts.

At least one of the sites reports that patch 104490-05 (Solaris 2.5.1,
sparc arch) was applied on a system that was compromised (presumably
via this method).

Consider this an *inconclusive* warning that the Sun ufsrestore patch
*may* not be effective.  I have a call into Sun on this one.  If we
can get the binary of the exploit, it might be interesting.

[The reporting sites are BCC'ed on this note.  If they want to go
public, its up to them.]

--tep

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Tom E. Perrine (tep () SDSC EDU) | San Diego Supercomputer Center
http://www.sdsc.edu/~tep/     | Voice: +1.619.534.5000
Been there, done that, erased the evidence, blackmailed the witnesses...



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