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Secunia Security Advisory 30545

Secunia Security Advisory 30545
Posted Jun 5, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A weakness has been reported in Sun Service Tag, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Secunia Security Advisory 30545

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TITLE:
Sun Service Tag Registry Local Denial of Service Weakness

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA30545

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/30545/

CRITICAL:
Not critical

IMPACT:
DoS

WHERE:
Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Sun Solaris 10
http://secunia.com/product/4813/

SOFTWARE:
Sun Service Tag 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/18988/

DESCRIPTION:
A weakness has been reported in Sun Service Tag, which can be
exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service).

The weakness is caused due to an unspecified error in the Sun Service
Tag Registry, which can be exploited to completely fill the "/var"
file system.

Successful exploitation may result in a DoS for applications
depending on the "/var" file system.

The weakness is reported in Sun Service Tag version 1.0, 1.1, and 1.2
for Solaris, version 1.1 and 1.2 for Enterprise Linux, and Solaris 10
for the SPARC and x86 platforms.

NOTE: This weakness does not affect Service Tag for the Windows
platform.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.1.3 or later, or apply patches.
https://inventory.sun.com/inventory/

-- SPARC Platform --

Solaris 10:
Apply patch 136839-01 or higher.

-- x86 Platform --

Solaris 10:
Apply patch 136840-01 or higher.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238414-1

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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