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Sun Solaris "pthread_mutex_reltimedlock_np" Local Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-08-06    Last Update:  2008-08-13    Views:  5,860

Secunia Advisory SA31348

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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.


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=1-66-239387-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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