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Stack-based buffer overflow in in Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via large precision padding values in a format string specifier in the format parameter of the doprf function. NOTE: this issue normally does not cross privilege boundaries, except in cases of external introduction of malicious message files, or if it is leveraged with other vulnerabilities such as CVE-2006-6494.
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20061212 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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