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Security Vulnerability in the Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) API Affects Solaris

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1819

The Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) API 4.6.1 and 4.6.2 as used in Sun Solaris 10 trusts user-specified environment variables for specifying log files even when running from setuid programs which allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-4842
Product(s):