Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 10 Operating SystemBug Id
Date of Resolved Release
A security vulnerability in the vuidmice STREAMS modules (vuidmice (7M)) - see below for details
A security vulnerability in the vuidmice STREAMS modules (vuidmice (7M)) may allow a local unprivileged user the ability to panic the system. This is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
- Solaris 9 without patch 117419-04
- Solaris 10 without patch 127751-02
Note 1: This issue does not affect Solaris on the SPARC platform.
Note 2: This issue does not affect Solaris 8 on the x86 platform.
If the described issue occurs, the system may panic with a panic string similar to the following:
panic[cpu1]/thread=d2a35de0: BAD TRAP: type=e (#pf Page fault)
rp=d2a35c80 addr=10 occurred in module "vuid3ps2" due to a NULL pointer dereference
and a stack trace similar to the following:
unix:die+a7 (e, d2a35c80, 10, 1)
unix:trap+1058 (d2a35c80, 10, 1)
unix:cmntrap+9a (1b0, 0, d29f0160, d)
vuid3ps2:vuidmice_handle_wheel_resolution_ioctl+158 (d29fdae0, d29f6420,)
vuid3ps2:vuidmice_wput+20e (d29fdae0, d29f6420)
unix:putnext+1b7 (d29fdae0, d29f6420)
genunix:queue_service+30 (d29fddd0, d2248f20,)
genunix:stream_service+69 (d27409b8, 0, 0, 0, )
genunix:taskq_d_thread+8a (d2248f20, 0)
4. WorkaroundThere is no workaround for
this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
- Solaris 9 with patch 117419-04 or later
- Solaris 10 with patch 127751-02 or later
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