FTP server in Solaris 8 and earlier allows local and remote attackers to cause a core dump in the root directory, possibly with world-readable permissions, by providing a valid username with an invalid password followed by a CWD ~ command, which could release sensitive information such as shadowed passwords, or fill the disk partition.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:




Published Date:

Monday 2nd of July 2001

Modified Date:

Tuesday 30th of October 2018

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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