Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) 7/01 Release Notes

Security Bugs

NIS Domain Master Server Potential Security Issue (4456994)

If you are running the Solaris 2.6, Solaris 7, or Solaris 8 operating environments a local or remote attacker might gain root access to the NIS domain master server. There may be no symptoms that the server has been exploited to gain unauthorized access.

Workaround: Apply one of the following patches to fix the potential security issue.