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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris x86 ATA Disk Driver IOCTL Bugs Let Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018597
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018597
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4492, CVE-2007-4495   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 23 2007
Original Entry Date:  Aug 22 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10; x86 only
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke the DIOCTL_GETGEOM, IOCTL_GETPHYGEOM, or DIOCTL_GETWCE ioctl(2) functions in the ata(7D) disk driver to trigger a system panic.

Only x86-based systems are affected.

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

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 109798-04 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 117122-03 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 123779-02 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102988-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102988-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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