Patch-ID# 110671-04


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Keywords: security gettext rcp non-solaris unknown host
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/sbin/static/rcp patch
Date: Jul/09/2007


Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 110670

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/sbin/static/rcp patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #
436695615036860
437398215039346
437544915039871
477189315131364
647350815351808


Changes incorporated in this version: 6473508

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:

/usr/sbin/static/rcp

Problem Description:

6473508 rcp(1) use of 'sh -c' in execl() can cause execution of arbitrary code through malformed filenames
 
(from 110671-03)
 
4771893 rcp fails to properly zero terminate ACLs
 
(from 110671-02)
 
4373982 rcp to non-Solaris platform fails with unknown host
 
(from 110671-01)
 
4366956 NLSPATH gettext introduces problems when used printf format specifier
4375449 dtmail crashes when calling catgets with NULL default message


Patch Installation Instructions:
--------------------------------
 
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
 
For Solaris 7-10 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.  The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
 
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
 
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
 
       example# patchrm 104945-02
 
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.


Special Install Instructions:
-----------------------------
 
NOTE 1: To get the complete fix for bugid 4366956 (NLSPATH gettext
        introduces problems when used printf format specifier),
        please also install the following patches:
 
        108992-06 (or greater)  /usr/lib/libc.so.1 patch
        110669-01 (or greater)  telnet patch
        109092-04 (or greater)  /usr/lib/fs/ufs/ufsrestore patch
 
NOTE 2: To get the complete fix for bugid 4771893 (rcp fails to
        properly zero terminate ACLs), please also install the
        following patch:
 
        114670-03 (or greater)  /usr/bin/rcp patch
 
NOTE 3: To get the complete fix for bugid 6473508 (rcp(1) use of
        'sh -c' in execl() can cause execution of arbitrary code
        through malformed filenames), please also install the
        following patch:
 
        114670-04 (or greater)  /usr/bin/rcp patch


README -- Last modified date: Friday, November 9, 2012