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Sun Alert 103165 A Security Vulnerability in libdevinfo(3LIB) May Allow Unauthorized Access to Files on the System

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Product: Solaris 10 Operating System

A security vulnerability in the libdevinfo(3LIB) library, which is used by the login(1) command, may allow a local unprivileged user to gain unauthorized access to files on the system, possibly including system files. This vulnerability could therefore be used to gain elevated privileges on the system.

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 11-Jan-2008

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