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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris STREAMS Administrative Driver Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020096
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2418   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 14 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 22 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Solaris STREAMS Administrative Driver. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can exploit a race condition in the STREAMS Administrative Driver (sad(7D)) to trigger a kernel panic.

Impact:   A local user can cause a kernel panic.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix.

SPARC Platform:

* Solaris 10 with patch 127743-01 or later

x86 Platform:

* Solaris 10 with patch 127744-01 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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