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Sun Solaris NFS RPC Zones Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-08-27    Last Update:  2008-08-28    Views:  5,423

Secunia Advisory SA31622

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 in the NFS Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) zones implementation. This can be exploited to intercept and corrupt NFS traffic to other non-global zones on the system.

Successful exploitation requires administrative privileges in a non-global zone.

The vulnerability is reported in Sun Solaris 10 for both the SPARC and x86 platforms.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Hewitt Associates.

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-240866-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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