Executive Summary

Title Sun Alert 200140
Name SUN-200140 First vendor Publication 2010-01-20
Vendor Sun Last vendor Modification 2010-01-20
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base Score N/A Attack Range N/A
Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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Product: Sun Linux 5.0

Due to an issue with the ptrace() function an unauthorized local user may be able to gain root access rights on Linux systems, including Sun Linux and Sun Cobalt platforms.

The ptrace() function is a system call used by a parent process to monitor and control the execution of another process. It is also useful in breakpoint debugging and system call tracing.

State: Resolved
First released: 26-Mar-2003

Original Source

Url : http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_200140