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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris IP Multicast Filter Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service or Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020283
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020283
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2710   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 23 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 13 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can send a specially crafted SIOCSIPMSFILTER IOCTL request to execute arbitrary code with kernel level privileges on the target system.

A local user can also trigger a kernel panic.

The vendor was notified on August 20, 2007.

Tobias Klein reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-003.txt

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137111-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_92 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137112-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_92 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-237965-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-237965-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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