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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-1071

Original release date: 01/03/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


rpc.walld (wall daemon) for Solaris 2.6 through 9 allows local users to send messages to logged on users that appear to come from arbitrary user IDs by closing stderr before executing wall, then supplying a spoofed from header.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 6509
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 51980
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030103 Solaris 2.x /usr/sbin/wall Advisory
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: solaris-wall-message-spoofing(11608)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1005882
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1006682
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#944241
Type: Advisory; Exploit

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