Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201148 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1000867.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 10 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A security vulnerability in the Bourne shell may allow an unprivileged local user to cause sh(1) processes to crash while creating temporary files. This can lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) for scripts or for users (such as 'root') that use sh(1).
This issue can occur in the following releases:
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate this issue has been exploited to cause a shell to crash.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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