IRIX runpriv Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation
Local Access Required
Attack Type Unknown
Loss of Integrity
IRIX contains a flaw related to the runpriv program of the Indigo Magic System Administration subsystem that may allow unprivileged users to run selected privileged commands. No further details have been provided.
IRIX has released a patch to address this issue. Additionally, it is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround:
#chkconfig privileges off