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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris vuidmice STREAMS Modules Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018781
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5319   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 20 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 9 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user with access to the system console device can exploit a flaw in the vuidmice(7M) STREAMS modules to cause the console to become unusable.

The SPARC platform is not affected.

Impact:   A local user can cause the console to become unusable.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 114154-02 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 117419-03 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 127751-01 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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