Solaris cachefsd Multiple Vulnerabilities (ESCROWUPGRADE)

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote RPC service is potentially affected by multiple

Description :

The cachefsd RPC service is running on the remote host. It is,
therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A heap-based buffer overflow condition exists in the
cfsd_calloc() function that allows an unauthenticated,
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a long
directory and cache name. (CVE-2002-0033 / ESCROWUPGRADE)

- A heap-based buffer overflow condition exists in the
fscache_setup() function that allows a local attacker
to gain root privileges via a long mount argument.

ESCROWUPGRADE is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and
exploits disclosed on 2017/04/08 by a group known as the Shadow

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has
instead only detected that the service is running.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor's advisory.

Alternatively, disable cachefsd by commenting out cachefsd in
/etc/inetd.conf and then killing the process.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10951 (cachefsd_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4631

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0033

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