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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Oracle, Sun
Solaris Bugs Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges and Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032914
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032914
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2580, CVE-2015-2589, CVE-2015-2609, CVE-2015-2614, CVE-2015-2616, CVE-2015-2631, CVE-2015-2651, CVE-2015-2662, CVE-2015-4770   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 15 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10, 11.2
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris rmformat Utility component to gain elevated privileges [CVE-2015-2631].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris CPU performance counters drivers component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2609].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris NVM Express SSD driver component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2614].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris S10 Branded Zone component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2589].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris UNIX filesystem component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-4770].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris Cluster DevFS component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2616].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris Kernel Zones virtualized NIC driver component to cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2651].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris DHCP Server component to cause partial denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2662].

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris NFSv4 component to cause partial denial of service conditions [CVE-2015-2580].

The following researchers reported these and other Oracle product vulnerabilities:

Adam Willard of Foreground Security; an Anonymous researcher via Beyond Security's SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure Program; Aniway.Anyway via HP's Zero Day Initiative; Arezou Hosseinzad-Amirkhizi of TELUS Security Labs; Benjamin Kunz Mejri of Evolution Security;
Borked of the Google Security Team; CERT/CC; Christiaan Esterhuizen of Trustwave; Christian Schneider; Danny Tsechansky; David Jorm; David Litchfield of Google; Derek Abdine of rapid7.com; Florian Lukavsky of SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab;
Florian Weimer of Red Hat; Hanno Bock; Jacob Smith; Juraj Somorovsky of Ruhr-University Bochum; Jorg Schwenk of Ruhr-University Bochum; Karthikeyan Bhargavan; Kyle Lovett; Martin Rakhmanov of Trustwave; Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero;
Microsoft Vulnerability Research of Microsoft Corp; Owais Mohammad Khan formerly of KPMG; Recx Ltd.; Richard Birkett of Worldpay; Richard Harrison of E.ON Business Services GmbH; Roberto Suggi Liverani of NATO Communications and Information Agency;
Sandeep Kamble of SecureLayer7; Steven Seeley of HP's Zero Day Initiative; Tibor Jager of Ruhr-University Bochum; Tudor Enache of Help AG; and Vladimir Wolstencroft.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix as part of Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - July 2015.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html

Vendor URL:  www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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