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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Auditing au_getsonode() Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018803
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018803
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5422   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 11 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can cause a system panic. Systems that are configured to audit networking events are affected.

The vulnerability resides in the BSM in the au_getsonode() function.

Solaris 8 and 9 are not affected.

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

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127111-01 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127112-01 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103096-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103096-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error

Message History:   None.


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