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Manipulated Tag Files used with Solaris Text Editors May Lead to Execution of Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5884

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Sun Solaris 8 through 10 allow local users to gain privileges via vectors related to handling of tags with (1) the -t option and (2) the :tag command in the (a) vi (b) ex (c) vedit (d) view and (e) edit programs.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4131
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