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Solaris 10 /usr/sbin/traceroute vulnerabilities Jun 24 2005 11:16AM
Przemyslaw Frasunek (venglin freebsd lublin pl) (1 replies)
Re: Solaris 10 /usr/sbin/traceroute vulnerabilities Jun 24 2005 04:54PM
David T. Moraski II (moraski2 Princeton EDU)
On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Przemyslaw Frasunek wrote:

> /usr/sbin/traceroute from Solaris 10 is vulnerable to buffer overflow in
> handling -g argument. After supplying 10 -g parameters, return address is
> overwritten by IP address argument:
>
> atari:root:/home/venglin# /usr/sbin/traceroute -g 1 -g 2 -g 3 -g 4 -g 5 -g 6 -g
> 7 -g 8 -g 9 -g 10 127.0.0.1
> traceroute: too many IPv4 gateways
> traceroute: unknown IPv4 host 1
> traceroute to 127.0.0.1 (127.0.0.1), 30 hops max, 88 byte packets
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>
> atari:root:/home/venglin# gdb /usr/sbin/traceroute core
> [...]
> Core was generated by `/usr/sbin/traceroute -g 1 -g 2 -g 3 -g 4 -g 5 -g 6 -g 7
> -g 8 -g 9 -g 10 127.0.0'.
> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> [...]
> #0 0x0100007f in ?? ()
>
> 0x0100007f is of course 127.0.0.1.

I ran the above command line on a Solaris 10 system, both as root and a
regular user, and was unable to reproduce your results; traceroute did not
segfault or produce a core file. What was your patch level?

DM

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