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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris fstat() Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022232
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1673   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 25 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 15 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can trigger a flaw in the fstat(2) system call to trigger a system panic. A file descriptor of 'AT_FDCWD' can trigger the flaw.

Impact:   A local user can cause a system panic.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 122300-40 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 122301-40 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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