Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 260449 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020542.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
Two Race Condition Vulnerabilities in the Solaris Event Port API May Allow Local Users to Panic the System, Causing a Denial of Service (DoS)
Two race condition vulnerabilities in the Solaris Event Port API may allow a local unprivileged user to panic the system, which is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
OpenSolaris distributions may include additional bug fixes above and beyond the build from which it was derived. The base build can be derived as follows:
$ uname -v3. Symptoms
If the described issues occur, the system may panic with a stack trace similar to one of the following:
There is no workaround for these issues. Please see the Resolution section below.
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
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