Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2013_SRU11_1_9_5_1

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU
oct2013.

Description :

This Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address a critical
security update :

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle and Sun
Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: CPU performance
counters (CPC) drivers). Supported versions that are
affected are 10 and 11.1. Easily exploitable
vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System.
Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in
unauthorized Operating System hang or frequently
repeatable crash (complete DOS). (CVE-2013-5862)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2ade2909
http://www.nessus.org/u?ac29c174
https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1586053.1

Solution :

Install the oct2013 CPU from the Oracle support website.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76836 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63072

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5862

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