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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Sun SPARC Enterprise Server Vendors:   Oracle, Sun
Sun SPARC Enterprise Server XCP Bugs Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges and Remote Users Partially Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026942
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026942
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0548, CVE-2012-1693   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 18 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): M Series Servers
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Sun SPARC Enterprise Server. A local user can partially access data on the target system. A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions.

A remote user can exploit a flaw in XSCF Control Package (XCP) to cause partial denial of service conditions [CVE-2012-1693].

A local user can exploit a flaw in XCP to partially access data on the target system [CVE-2012-0548].

The following researchers reported these and other Oracle vulnerabilities:

Alexander Kornbrust of Red Database Security; Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod, working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative; Brian Gorenc TippingPoint DVLabs; Dave Love; David Litchfield of V3rity; Edward Torkington; Esteban Martinez Fayo of Application Security, Inc.; Frank Stuart; G & W Laboratories of TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative; Nathan Catlow of Recx; Peter Maklary of LYNX Ltd.; Pierre Ernst of IBM Canada; Roberto Suggi Liverani of Security-Assessment.com; Shrikant Antre and Sunil Yadav of Network Intelligence; Sow Ching Shiong, reported through Secunia; Vishal K; and William Hay.

Impact:   A local user can partially access data on the target system.

A remote user can cause partial denial of service conditions.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, described in their April 2012 Critical Patch Update advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html

Vendor URL:  www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2012-366314.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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