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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Sun Solstice X.25 s_xout Race Condition Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021156
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-5009   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 13 2008
Original Entry Date:  Nov 9 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solstice X.25. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user with read permissions for '/dev/xty' can exploit a race condition in '/usr/kernel/strmod/s_xout' trigger a system panic on systems with multiple CPUs. By default, all users have read permissions for '/dev/xty'.

Solstice X.25 version 9.2 is affected.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* X.25 9.2 (for Solaris 8, 9 and 10) with patch 108669-21 or later

x86 Platform

* X.25 9.2 (for Solaris 8, 9 and 10) with patch 108670-21 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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