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Solaris chkperm allows local users to read files owned by bin via the VMSYS environmental variable and a symlink attack.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19991207 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)
Proposed (19991208)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Armstrong, Stracener
MODIFY(2) Dik, Frech
NOOP(2) Baker, Christey
REJECT(1) Cole
REVIEWING(1) Prosser
Comments (Legacy)
 Cole> This is the same as the pervious.
 Frech> XF:sol-chkperm-vmsys
 Dik> include reference to Sun bug 4296167
 Christey> Remove BID:837, which is for arp, not chkperm

Proposed (Legacy)
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