Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 200772 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1000590.1.
Date of Workaround Release
Date of Resolved Release
removal of a Smartcard in the Sun Ray Smartcard ...
On rare occasions, quick removal, reinsertion and removal of a Smartcard in the Sun Ray Smartcard reader may cause the associated session (login) to remain connected to the Desk Top Unit (DTU) even after the card has been removed.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
If you need to determine the version of SRSS on your system, run the following command:
% pkginfo -x SUNWuto
SRSS is not supported on the x86 platform.
This is a Sun Ray firmware bug and is not specific to any version of Solaris.
On occurence, Smartcard removal from a Desk Top Unit (e.g. Sun Ray) is not recognized: the Desk Top Unit's screen continues to display the associated session and the login session remains open.
After removal of the Smartcard, make sure that the session associated with the Smartcard is not displayed on the screen.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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