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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris dotoprocs() Function Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019186
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0269   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 28 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 14 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke the dotoprocs() function to trigger a system panic.

Impact:   A local user can cause a kernel panic on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127111-06 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 127112-06 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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