Solaris Extended Library Function sendfilev DoS

2004-04-22T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:5619
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-04-22T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Sun Solaris contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue can be triggered by the sendfilev function, and will result in loss of availability for the platform in the form of a system panic.

Technical Description

It should be noted that this vulnerability effects both sparc and x86 platforms. Patches are available for both.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sun Microsystems has released a patch to address this vulnerability. See the vendor advisory for patching instructions.

Short Description

Sun Solaris contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue can be triggered by the sendfilev function, and will result in loss of availability for the platform in the form of a system panic.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:11457 Keyword: 112233 Keyword: 108529 Keyword: 108528 Keyword: 112234 ISS X-Force ID: 15946 CVE-2004-1356 Bugtraq ID: 10202