Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201778 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1001317.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 10 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A security vulnerability may allow a local unprivileged user to disable the syslog(3c) function, resulting in the failure of messages to be written to the system log. Disabling of system logging constitutes a Denial of Service (DoS).
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Messages written by the logger(1) utility or applications calling syslog(3c) do not appear in the log files configured in syslog.conf(4).
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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