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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris find Command Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015479
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 12 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Solaris 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris in the find command. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local unprivileged user can invoke find(1) to search against the "/proc" filesystem to trigger a kernel panic.

Solaris 8 and 9 are not affected.

Impact:   A local user can cause a system panic.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118822-24 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118844-24 or later

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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