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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Nfs Vendors:   Sun
Solaris NFS Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020716
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020716
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-6024   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 27 2009
Original Entry Date:  Aug 20 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris NFS. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can, in conjunction with a remote privileged user, cause all NFSv4 client mounts to the NFSv4 server to hang.

Impact:   A local user on an NFS server can, in conjunction with a remote privileged user, can cause denial of service conditions on the target client systems.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137111-05 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_37 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137112-05 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_37 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-240546-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-240546-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, OpenSolaris

Message History:   None.


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