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Buffer overflow in /usr/bin/write in Solaris 2.6 and 7 allows local users to gain privileges via a long string in the terminal name argument.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The record 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20040723)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Dik
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:solaris-write-bo(7546)
 Christey> This appears to be a rediscovery of the problem for Solaris
   BUGTRAQ:20011114 /usr/bin/write (solaris2.x) Segmentation Fault
 Dik> sun bug:  4218941

Proposed (Legacy)
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