Solaris 10 (sparc) : 152649-02 : dtappgather Arbitrary Directory Creation Local Privilege Escalation (EXTREMEPARR)

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

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 152649-02.

Description :

The remote Solaris host is missing patch number 152649-02. It is,
therefore, affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability in
the dtappgather binary due to improper handling of user-supplied
arguments. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted
command, to manipulate file permissions and create a user-owned
directory anywhere on the system with root privileges. The attacker
can then add shared objects to the folder and run setuid binaries with
a library file, resulting in root privileges.

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

See also :

Solution :

You should install patch 152649-02 for your system to be up-to-date.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99756 ()

Bugtraq ID: 97774

CVE ID: CVE-2017-3622

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