Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 253568 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020172.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
Security vulnerability in the Solaris keysock kernel module may lead to a system panic
A security vulnerability in the Solaris 10 keysock kernel module may allow local users with sufficient privileges to create PF_KEY (see pf_key(7P)) sockets to be able to cause a system panic thereby resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) to the system as a whole.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
$ uname -v
If the described issue occurs, the system may panic with a stack trace similar to the following:
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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