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Oracle Solaris Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2013-07-17    Views:  914

Secunia Advisory SA54235

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information, Privilege escalation, DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information, manipulate certain data, and cause a DoS (Denial of Service)

1) An error within the Utility/Remote Execution Server (in.rexecd) component can be exploited read some Solaris accessible data.

2) An error within the Libraries/Libc component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

The vulnerabilities #1 and #2 are reported in versions 8, 9, 10, and 11.

3) An error within the Driver/IDM (iSCSI Data Mover) component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

4) An error within the Kernel/VM component can be exploited by local users to gain escalated privileges.

NOTE: This vulnerability affects Solaris running on X86 platform only.

5) An error within the Service Management Facility (SMF) component can be exploited to update, insert, or delete some Solaris accessible data.

6) An error within the Kernel/STREAMS framework component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

The vulnerabilities #3 through #6 are reported in version 11 only.

7) An error within the SMF/File Locking Services component can be exploited to update, insert, or delete some Solaris accessible data or cause a partial DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability #7 is reported in versions 8, 9, 10, and 11.

8) An error within the Kernel/VM component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

The vulnerability #8 is reported in version 11 only.

9) An error within the Kernel component can be exploited by local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability #9 is reported in versions 9, 10, and 11.

10) An error within the Kernel component can be exploited to cause a partial DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability #10 is reported in versions 10 and 11.

11) An error within the Filesystem/DevFS component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

The vulnerability #11 is reported in version 11 only.

12) An error within the Kernel component can be exploited to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash.

NOTE: This vulnerability affects Solaris running on AMD64 platform only.

The vulnerability #12 is reported in versions 10 and 11.

13) An error within the Libraries/PAM-Unix component can be exploited to read, update, insert, or delete some Solaris accessible data.

The vulnerability #13 is reported in version 10 only.


Solution:
Apply updates (please see the vendor's advisory for details).

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
It is currently unclear who reported the vulnerabilities as the Oracle Critical Patch Update for July 2013 only provides a bundled list of credits. This section will be updated when/if the original reporter provides more information.

Original Advisory:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013-1899826.html#AppendixSUNS
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujuly2013verbose-1899830.html#SUNS

Deep Links:
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