Sun Solaris branded zones denial of service

solaris-branded-zones-dos (38799) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris version 10 when running in 64-bit mode is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by an error within the Linux branded zone. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a system panic, resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 1.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 103153 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 103153: Users in lx(5) Branded Zones May be Able to Panic Solaris 10 x86 Systems.
  • ASA-2007-506: Users in lx(5) Branded Zones May be Able to Panic Solaris 10 x86 Systems (Sun 103153)
  • BID-26672: Sun Solaris LX(5) Branded Zones Unspecified Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-6225: Unspecified vulnerability in Sun Solaris 10, when 64bit mode is used on the x86 platform, allows local users in a Linux (lx) branded zone to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 40828: Solaris 64bit on x86 Linux (lx) Branded Zone Unspecified Local DoS
  • OSVDB ID: 58005: Solaris lx Branded Zones Unspecified Local DoS
  • SA27877: Solaris 10 Linux Branded Zones Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019034: Solaris Linux Branded Zone Bug in brand_sys_int80() Function Lets Local Users Deny Service
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-4058: Sun Solaris Linux branded Zone Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 10 x86

Reported:

Nov 30, 2007

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