[SA22083] Sun Solaris "syslog" Denial of Service Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-28T00:00:00


TITLE: Sun Solaris "syslog" Denial of Service Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/22083/

CRITICAL: Not critical


WHERE: Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM: Sun Solaris 10 http://secunia.com/product/4813/ Sun Solaris 8 http://secunia.com/product/94/ Sun Solaris 9 http://secunia.com/product/95/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error, which can be exploited to disable the syslog function.

The vulnerability affects Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 for both the x86 and SPARC platform.

SOLUTION: Apply patches.

-- SPARC Platform --

Solaris 8: Apply patch 117350-38 or later. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-117350-38-1

Solaris 9: Apply patch 118558-29 or later. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-118558-29-1

Solaris 10: Apply patch 118833-19 or later.

-- x86 Platform --

Solaris 8: Apply patch 117351-38 or later. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-117351-38-1

Solaris 9: Apply patch 118559-29 or later. http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=urn:cds:docid:1-21-118559-29-1

Solaris 10: Apply patch 118855-16 or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102510-1

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