Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 200786 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1000602.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Solaris 2.6 Operating System
Solaris 7 Operating System
Solaris 8 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A Solaris security vulnerability involving the sysinfo(2) system call may allow a local unprivileged user the ability to read portions of kernel memory, which may contain sensitive data.
Note: The vulnerability does not allow an unprivileged user the ability to write to kernel memory.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Notes: Solaris 9 for the x86 Platform is not affected.
There are no predictable symptoms that would show the described issue has been exploited.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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