Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 200377 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1000267.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Date of Workaround Release
Date of Resolved Release
Utilization of kstat(1M) utility commands on Solaris 9 may cause a system panic when attempting to unload the Logical Link Control Protocol Class 1 (llc1(7D)) driver while many instances of kstat are running.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
To determine if llc1(7D) driver is loaded, use the following command:
# modinfo | grep llc1 213 13dde7b 424f 107 1 llc1 (LLC Class 1 Driver 1.27)
Should the described issue occur, the panic stack traceback in "/var/adm/messages" or extracted from the crash dump will contain lines similar to the following:
00002a100977420 unix:die+a4 (9, 2a1009776f0, 782c38fc, 0, 1f78, ff3d77a8) 000002a100977500 unix:trap+5cc (2a1009776f0, 0, 10000, 10200, 0, 0) 000002a100977640 unix:ktl0+48 (30006fa2000, 0, 98, 0, b8, 0) 000002a100977790 kstat:read_kstat_data+1b0 (2a100977aec, a3728, 100000...
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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