Caldera (SCO) OpenUnix and UnixWare rcp of /proc denial of service

openunix-unixware-rcp-dos (10425) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Caldera (SCO) OpenUnix is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A local attacker with limited system privileges could issue an rcp of /proc to cause the system to become unstable and crash.


Denial of Service


Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in SCO Security Advisory CSSA-2002-SCO.41. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • SCO Caldera OpenUnix 8.0.0
  • SCO Caldera UnixWare 7.1.1


Oct 21, 2002

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