Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jan2013_SRU11_1_2_5_0

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU
jan2013.

Description :

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

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle Sun
Products Suite (subcomponent: Kernel). The supported
version that is affected is 11. Easily exploitable
vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System.
Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in
unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of
service (partial DOS) of Solaris. (CVE-2012-3178)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?055f6846
http://www.nessus.org/u?b56cce0c
https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1517145.1

Solution :

Install the jan2013 CPU from the Oracle support website.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78461 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3178

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