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Sun Alert 102902 Security Vulnerability in the Authentication Mechanism for Solaris Management Console (SMC) May Lead to Escalation of Privileges

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Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System, Solaris 8 Operating System

A security vulnerability in the authentication mechanism for Solaris Management Console (SMC) may allow a local or remote authenticated user to gain unauthorized root access to a Solaris system.

Sun acknowledges with thanks, Adam Gowdiak for bringing this issue to our attention.

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 05-Jun-2007

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