Oracle Solaris kernel denial of service

oracle-solaris-kernel-dos (64802) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Oracle Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the kernel. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.4
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 3.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • ASA-2011-041: Solaris Kernel Combined CVEs.
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011.
  • BID-45888: Oracle Sun Solaris CVE-2010-4440 Local Security Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4440: Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle 10 and 11 Express allows local users to affect availability via unknown vectors related to the Kernel.
  • OSVDB ID: 70575: Solaris Kernel Unspecified Local DoS (2010-4440)
  • SA42984: Oracle Solaris Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA43685: Avaya CMS Solaris Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024975: Solaris Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Gain Full Control and Local Users Partially Access and Modify Data and Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Avaya Call Management System
  • Oracle Solaris 10
  • Oracle Solaris 11 Express
  • Oracle Solaris 8
  • Oracle Solaris 9

Reported:

Jan 19, 2011

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