Solaris 10 (x86) : 152650-02 : dtappgather Arbitrary Directory Creation Local Privilege Escalation (EXTREMEPARR)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99757


The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 152650-02.


The remote Solaris host is missing patch number 152650-02. 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 Brokers.


You should install patch 152650-02 for your system to be up-to-date.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99757

File Name: solaris10_x86_152650.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2017/05/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:sun:solaris

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris/showrev

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3622

BID: 97774

OSVDB: 155610

EDB-ID: 41871