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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4797

Directory traversal vulnerability in printd line printer daemon (lpd) in Solaris 7 through 10 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via ".." sequences in an "Unlink data file" command.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 7.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 8.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 X86 Update 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SUN Solaris 9.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SUN Solaris 10.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS SUN Solaris 10.0 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS SUN Sunos 5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS SUN Sunos 5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 7
SUN Sunos 2

- References For CVE-2005-4797
XF solaris-printd-file-deletion(21773)
VUPEN ADV-2005-1342
BID 14510 Sun Solaris Printd Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability Release Date:2005-08-09
CIAC P-280
SECTRACK 1014635

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4797

Solaris LPD Arbitrary File Delete
This module uses a vulnerability in the Solaris line printer daemon to delete arbitrary files on an affected system. This can be used to exploit the rpc.walld format string flaw, the missing krb5.conf authentication bypass, or simply delete system files. Tested on Solaris 2.6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
Module type : auxiliary Rank : normal

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