Sun OpenSolaris hald weak security

opensolaris-hald-weak-security (55461) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Sun OpenSolaris could provide weaker than expected security, caused by an error in the hald daemon. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the daemon to stop writing audit records.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 274830 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 274830: Security Vulnerability May Prevent OpenSolaris "hald" Daemon From Correctly Writing Audit Records.
  • BID-37656: Sun OpenSolaris 'hald' Daemon Unspecified Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0271: hald in Sun OpenSolaris snv_51 through snv_130 does not have the proc_audit privilege during unspecified attempts to write to the auditing log, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to avoid detection of changes to the set of connected hardware devices supporting the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) specification.
  • OSVDB ID: 61621: OpenSolaris hald(1M) Unspecified Audit Record Writing Failure
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023416: OpenSolaris 'hald' Daemon May Fail to Write Records to the Audit Log

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_102 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_102 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_103 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_103 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_104 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_104 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_105 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_105 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_106 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_106 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_107 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_107 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_108 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_108 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_109 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_109 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_110 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_110 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_111 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_111 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_112 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_112 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_113 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_113 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_114 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_114 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_115 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_115 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_116 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_116 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_117 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_117 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_118 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_118 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_119 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_119 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_120 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_120 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_121 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_121 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_122 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_122 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_123 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_123 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_124 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_124 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_125 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_125 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_126 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_126 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_127 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_127 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_128 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_128 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_129 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_129 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_130 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_130 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_51 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_51 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_52 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_52 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_53 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_53 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_54 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_54 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_55 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_55 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_56 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_56 x86
  • 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
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_59 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_60 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_60 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_61 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_61 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_62 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_62 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_63 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_63 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_64 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_64 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_65 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_65 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_66 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_66 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_67 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_67 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_68 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_68 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_69 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_69 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_70 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_70 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_71 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_71 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_72 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_72 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_73 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_73 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_74 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_74 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_75 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_75 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_76 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_76 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_77 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_77 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_78 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_78 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79b x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_79b SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_80 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_80 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_81 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_81 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_82 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_82 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_83 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_83 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_84 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_84 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_85 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_85 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_86 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_86 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_88 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_88 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_90 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_90 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_91 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_91 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_92 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_92 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_93 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_93 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_94 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_94 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_95 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_95 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_96 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_96 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_97 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_97 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_98 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_98 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 x86

Reported:

Jan 05, 2010

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