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Sun Solaris ATA Disk Driver IOCTLs Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2007-08-22    Last Update:  2007-09-03    Views:  11,942

Secunia Advisory SA26558

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some security issues have been reported in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The security issues are caused due to errors within the handling of certain IOCTLs sent to the ATA disk driver, which can be exploited to cause a system panic.

The security issues are reported in Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 for the x86 platform with ATA disks installed. The SPARC platform is not affected.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102988-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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