Sun Alert 266348 Security Vulnerability in the w(1) Utility may Lead to Execution of Arbitrary Code

Product: Solaris 8, Solaris 9, Solaris 10, OpenSolaris

A heap overflow vulnerability in the w(1) utility may allow a local unprivileged user to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Sun acknowledges with thanks, Monarch Rich "1c239c43f521145fa8385d64a9c32243 http://unsecurityresearch.blogspot.com" for discovering and reporting this issue.
State: Resolved
First released: 10-Sep-2009
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