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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A Security Vulnerability in Solaris Cluster 3.2 Configuration Utility
(clsetup(1CL)) may Lead to Escalation of Privileges
29 September 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Solaris Cluster 3.2 Configuration Utility
Publisher: Sun Microsystems
Operating System: Solaris
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2009-3433
Revision History: September 29 2009: Added CVE Reference
September 28 2009: Initial Release
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Solution Type: Sun Alert
Solution 267148 : A Security Vulnerability in Solaris Cluster 3.2
Configuration Utility (clsetup(1CL)) may Lead to Escalation of
Bug ID: 6810281
Solaris Cluster 3.2
Date of Resolved Release: 22-Sep-2009
SA Document Body
A security vulnerability in the Solaris Cluster 3.2 configuration utility (see
A security vulnerability in the Solaris Cluster 3.2 configuration
utility (see clsetup(1CL)) may allow local unprivileged users to gain
elevated privileges and potentially execute arbitrary commands with
the privileges of the root user.
Sun acknowledges with thanks, Martin Carpenter from Citco
(www.citco.com) for bringing this issue to our attention.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 9) without patch 126105-34
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 10) without patch 126106-34
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 10) without patch 126107-34
Note: Sun Cluster 3.0 and 3.1 are not impacted by this issue.
Note 2: Sun Cluster 3.2 is not supported on Solaris 9 x86 platform.
There are no predictable symptoms to indicate that the described issue
has been exploited to gain elevated privileges on the affected host.
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the "Resolution"
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 9) with patch 126105-34 or later
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 10) with patch 126106-34 or later
* Solaris Cluster 3.2 (for Solaris 10) with patch 126107-34 or later
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Instruction ID 213557.
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