Oracle Solaris ZFS denial of service

solaris-zfs-dos (64809) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


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


Base Score: 4.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Multiple
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Denial of Service


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


Platforms Affected:

  • Oracle Solaris 10
  • Oracle Solaris 11 Express
  • Oracle Solaris 8
  • Oracle Solaris 9


Jan 19, 2011

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