Users login

Create an account »

JOIN XATRIX

Users login

Home » Hacking News » CSSA-2002-SCO.28-rpc.ttdbserverd file creation and deletion vulnerabilities

CSSA-2002-SCO.28-rpc.ttdbserverd file creation and deletion vulnerabilities

by Nikola Strahija on July 12th, 2002 Several security bugs were discovered in the rpc.ttdbserverd program that allow an attacker to overwrite memory in the program as well as force the program to create and delete arbitrary files on the system. Some of these vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable.


2. Vulnerable Supported Versions

System Binaries
----------------------------------------------------------------------
UnixWare 7.1.1 /usr/dt/bin/rpc.ttdbserverd
Open UNIX 8.0.0 /usr/dt/bin/rpc.ttdbserverd


3. Solution

The proper solution is to install the latest packages.


4. UnixWare 7.1.1

4.1 Location of Fixed Binaries

ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenUNIX/CSSA-2002-SCO.28


4.2 Verification

MD5 (erg712073.pkg.Z) = 9b7f2f606d658ed51d590737daf9e117

md5 is available for download from
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/tools


4.3 Installing Fixed Binaries

Upgrade the affected binaries with the following commands:

Download erg712073.pkg.Z to the /var/spool/pkg directory

# uncompress /var/spool/pkg/erg712073.pkg.Z
# pkgadd -d /var/spool/pkg/erg712073.pkg


5. Open UNIX 8.0.0

5.1 Location of Fixed Binaries

ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenUNIX/CSSA-2002-SCO.28


5.2 Verification

MD5 (erg712073.pkg.Z) = 9b7f2f606d658ed51d590737daf9e117

md5 is available for download from
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/tools


5.3 Installing Fixed Binaries

Upgrade the affected binaries with the following commands:

Download erg712073.pkg.Z to the /var/spool/pkg directory

# uncompress /var/spool/pkg/erg712073.pkg.Z
# pkgadd -d /var/spool/pkg/erg712073.pkg


6. References

Specific references for this advisory:
CORE ST advisory CORE-20020528
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-20.html

Caldera security resources:
http://www.caldera.com/support/security/index.html

This security fix closes Caldera incidents sr865685, fz521202,
erg712073.


7. Disclaimer

Caldera International, Inc. is not responsible for the
misuse of any of the information we provide on this website
and/or through our security advisories. Our advisories are
a service to our customers intended to promote secure
installation and use of Caldera products.


8. Acknowledgements

The vulnerabilities were discovered and researched by Ricardo
Quesada of the CORE IMPACT team at CORE Security Technologies.

______________________________________________________________________________


Newsletter signup

Signup to our monthly newsletter and stay in touch with IT news!

Free E-books

We've got ebooks! But they're not online. :( Please give us a few days to bring downloads back.

Contact

Have something to say or just wanna drop us a line? Please keep this in mind: to spam, we reply with spam.

Contact us »