Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 243606 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1019678.1.
Logical Domains Manager 1.0
Logical Domains Manager 1.0.1
Logical Domains Manager 1.1
Logical Domains Manager 1.2
Logical Domains Manager 1.3
Date of Resolved Release
A Security Vulnerability in the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager May Allow Unauthorized System Access and Escalation of Privileges
A security vulnerability in the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager (ldm(1M)) may allow a local unprivileged user to circumvent SPARC Firmware password protection and thus gain unauthorized access to data or gain elevated privileges on the system.
2. Contributing Factors
Note: The x86 Platform is not affected by this issue, as Logical Domains (LDoms) software is supported only on the Sun SPARC Platform.
To determine the version of the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager installed on the system, the ldm(1M) command may be used:
$ /opt/SUNWldm/bin/ldm -V
There are no predictable symptoms to indicate this issue has been exploited to gain unauthorized access to data or elevated privileges.
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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