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Solaris 8 RWall Daemon Syslog Format String Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:79

Format string vulnerability in RPC wall daemon (rpc.rwalld) for Solaris 2.5.1 through 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format strings in a message that is not properly provided to the syslog function when the wall command cannot be executed.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2002-0573
Product(s):
  • rpc.rwalld