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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Bug in Retrieving Kernel Statistics Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018838
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018838
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5632   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 19 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 can exploit several flaws in the code that retrieves kernel statistics to trigger a kernel panic.


Impact:   A local user can cause a kernel panic on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform:

* Solaris 8 with patch 117350-50 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 122300-13 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 127111-01 or later

x86 Platform:

* Solaris 8 with patch 117351-50 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 122301-13 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 127112-01 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103064-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103064-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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