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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6494

Directory traversal vulnerability in ld.so.1 in Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a .. (dot dot) sequence in the LANG environment variable that points to a locale file containing attacker-controlled format string specifiers.
Publish Date : 2006-12-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.6
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeDirectory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Security Vulnerabilities in Solaris ld.so.1(1) may Lead to Execution of Arbitrary Code with Elevated Privileges oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2121 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6494

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 10.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 3

- References For CVE-2006-6494

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21564
BID 21564 Sun Solaris LD.SO Multiple Local Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-02-01
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4979
VUPEN ADV-2006-4979
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30849
XF solaris-ld-lang-directory-traversal(30849)
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=449
IDEFENSE 20061212 Sun Microsystems Solaris ld.so Directory Traversal Vulnerability
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102724-1
SUNALERT 102724
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017376
SECTRACK 1017376
http://secunia.com/advisories/23317
SECUNIA 23317

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6494

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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