Sun Solaris pseudo-terminal driver denial of service

solaris-pseudo-terminal-dos (48179) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a race condition within the pseudo-terminal driver (pty(7D)) module. 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: 249586 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 249586: Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Pseudo-terminal Driver (pty(7D)) may Cause a System Panic .
  • ASA-2009-034: Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Pseudo-terminal Driver (pty(7D)) may Cause a System Panic (Sun 249586)
  • BID-33406: Sun Solaris Pseudo-terminal Driver (pty(7D)) Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-0268: Race condition in the pseudo-terminal (aka pty) driver module in Sun Solaris 8 through 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_103, allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors related to lack of properly sequenced code in ptc and ptsl.
  • OSVDB ID: 52541: Solaris Pseudo-terminal (aka pty) Driver Module Unspecified Local DoS
  • SA33662: Sun Solaris Pseudo-Terminal Driver Denial of Service
  • SA33708: Avaya CMS Solaris Pseudo-Terminal Driver Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021640: Solaris Pseudo-Terminal Driver Race Condition Lets Local Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_01 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_01 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_02 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_02 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_03 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_03 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_04 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_04 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_05 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_05 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_06 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_06 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_07 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_07 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_08 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_08 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_09 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_09 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_10 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_10 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_104 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_11 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_11 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_12 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_12 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_13 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_13 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_14 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_14 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_15 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_15 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_16 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_16 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_17 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_17 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_18 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_18 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_19 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_19 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_20 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_20 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_21 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_24 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_25 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_25 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_26 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_27 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_27 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_28 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_28 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_29 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_29 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_32 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_35 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_35 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_36 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_38 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_39 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_40 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_40 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_41 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_42 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_42 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_43 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_50 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_51 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_56 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_57 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_57 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_58 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_58 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_59 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_60 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_61 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_65 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_66 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_71 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_72 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_73 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_73 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_74 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_74 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_75 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_75 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_76 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_76 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_77 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_78 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79b SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_80 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_80 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_81 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_81 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_82 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_82 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_85 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_86 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 x86
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_88 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 SPARC
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  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_98 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 8 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 8 x86
  • Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 9 x86

Reported:

Jan 22, 2009

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