A vulnerability has been reported in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error and can be exploited to cause the system to hang or to cause a system panic (if the "deadman" feature is enabled) via the pthread_mutex_reltimedlock_np(3C) API.
The vulnerability is reported in Solaris 10 for both the SPARC and x86 platforms.
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Subject: Sun Solaris "pthread_mutex_reltimedlock_np" Local Denial of Service
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