Sun Solaris UltraSPARC denial of service

solaris-ultrasparc-dos (43003) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error in the processor specific kernel module for Sun UltraSPARC T2 and UltraSPARC T2+ systems. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to panic the system, 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: 238688 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 238688: Kernel Security Vulnerability on Solaris Systems Using the Sun UltraSPARC T2 and UltraSPARC T2+ Processors May Allow Denial of Service (DoS) .
  • BID-29678: Sun Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris Unspecified Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2708: Unspecified vulnerability in the Sun (1) UltraSPARC T2 and (2) UltraSPARC T2+ kernel modules in Sun Solaris 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_93, allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors, probably related to core files.
  • OSVDB ID: 46147: Solaris UltraSPARC Kernel Module Unspecified Local DoS
  • SA30654: Sun Solaris UltraSPARC Kernel Module Local Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020275: Solaris on UltraSPARC T2 and UltraSPARC T2+ Kernel Module Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_64 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_92 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC

Reported:

Jun 11, 2008

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