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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Sun Solaris Memory Leak in Proc Pagedata Subsystem Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015723
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015723
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 6 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Solaris proc file system. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

The pagedata subsystem of the process file system "/proc" (proc(4)) contains a memory leak. A local user can trigger a null pointer dereference to cause performance degradation, cause the system to hang, or cause a kernel panic.

Impact:   A local user can cause system performance to degrade or cause the system to hang or crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 117350-33 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 118558-22 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 118822-29 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 117351-33 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 118559-22 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 118844-29 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102159-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102159-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, State error

Message History:   None.


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