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Secunia Security Advisory 51892

Secunia Security Advisory 51892
Posted Jan 17, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, manipulate certain data, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | solaris
MD5 | 51a39e77a278c79df79f856773fed2f2

Secunia Security Advisory 51892

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TITLE:
Oracle Solaris Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51892

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/51892/
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51892

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-16

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51892/#comments

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* Criticality Level
* Impact
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DESCRIPTION:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Oracle Solaris, which
can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially
sensitive information, manipulate certain data, cause a DoS (Denial
of Service), and gain escalated privileges.

1) An error within the filesystem/cachefs subcomponent can be
exploited to gain escalated privileges.

2) An error within the Utility/Umount subcomponent can be exploited
to gain escalated privileges.

Vulnerabilities #1 and #2 are reported in Oracle Solaris 9 and 10.

3) An error within the Postinstall script for the Bind package can be
exploited to gain escalated privileges.

4) An error within the Kernel/DTrace Framework subcomponent can be
exploited to cause a DoS.

This vulnerability is reported in Oracle Solaris 10 and 11.

5) An error within the Install/smpatch subcomponent can be exploited
to read, update, insert, or delete certain Solaris accessible data.

Vulnerabilities #3 and #5 are reported in Oracle Solaris 10.

6) An error within the Utility/ksh93 subcomponent can be exploited to
update, insert, or delete certain Solaris accessible data and cause a
DoS.

7) An error within the kernel can be exploited to cause a crash.

Vulnerabilities #6 and #7 are reported in Oracle Solaris 11.

SOLUTION:
Apply patches (please see the vendor's advisory for details).

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
It is currently unclear who reported the vulnerabilities as the
Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2013 only provides a bundled
list of credits. This section will be updated when/if the original
reporter provides more information.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Oracle:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2013-1515902.html#AppendixSUNS

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
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EXTENDED SOLUTION:
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EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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