Sun Solaris BSM denial of service

sun-solaris-bsm-dos (34003) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified vulnerability in the Solaris Auditing feature. If Solaris Auditing (BSM) is enabled for specific classes, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a system panic.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102900 for patch or upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102900: Solaris 9 Systems With Solaris Auditing (BSM) Enabled may Panic if Certain Audit Classes are Being Audited.
  • ASA-2007-228: Solaris 9 Systems With Solaris Auditing (BSM) Enabled may Panic if Certain Audit Classes are Being Audited (Sun 102900)
  • BID-23751: Sun Solaris 9 Auditing BSM Unspecified Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2465: Unspecified vulnerability in Sun Solaris 9, when Solaris Auditing (BSM) is enabled for file read, write, attribute modify, create, or delete audit classes, allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unknown vectors, possibly related to the audit_savepath function.
  • OSVDB ID: 34904: Solaris Auditing (BSM) Unspecified Local DoS
  • SA25081: Sun Solaris 9 Auditing BSM Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017992: Solaris BSM Auditing Lets Local Users Crash the System

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 9 x86

Reported:

May 01, 2007

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