Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 200726 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1000574.1.
Solaris 2.6 Operating System
Solaris 7 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
On SPARC based Solaris systems, a security vulnerability in the tcsetattr(3C) library function may allow an unprivileged local user the ability to hang the system hard which is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Note: Solaris 9 and Solaris on the x86 platform are not affected by this issue.
If the described issue occurs, the system will be unresponsive, and a reboot is typically required to regain functionality.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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