Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 265248 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020811.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
Security Vulnerability in Solaris pollwakeup(9F) May Allow an Unprivileged User to Panic the System
A security vulnerability in Solaris pollwakeup(9F) may allow a local unprivileged user
Sun acknowledges, with thanks, Jason Hoos for bringing this issue to our attention.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Note: Solaris 8 and 9 are not impacted by this issue.
OpenSolaris distributions may include additional fixes above and beyond the build
$ uname -v
If the described issues occur, the system may panic with a stack trace similar to one of the following:
There is no workaround to this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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