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CVE-1999-1158 - Adriatic Clam

Description

Buffer overflow in (1) pluggable authentication module (PAM) on Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.5 and (2) unix_scheme in Solaris 2.4 and 2.3 allows local users to gain root privileges via programs that use these modules such as passwd yppasswd and nispasswd.

Reference

http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=coll&doc=secbull/139&type=0&nav=sec.sba ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/advisory/AA-97.09.Solaris.passwd.buffer.overrun.vul