Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 237584 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1019244.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A Security Vulnerability in the Solaris 10 STREAMS Administrative Driver ("sad") May Allow a Denial of Service (System panic)
Due to a race condition security vulnerability in the Solaris 10 STREAMS Administrative Driver (sad(7D)), this vulnerability may allow a local unprivileged user the ability to cause a system to panic. This is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Other than the panic itself, there are no predictable symptoms that would indicate this issue has been exploited.
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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