Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2015_SRU11_1_15_4_0

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU
oct2015.

Description :

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

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle Sun
Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: Gzip). Supported
versions that are affected are 10 and 11.2. Difficult to
exploit vulnerability requiring logon to Operating
System. Successful attack of this vulnerability can
result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access
to some Solaris accessible data as well as read access
to a subset of Solaris accessible data and ability to
cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of
Solaris. (CVE-2015-2642)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ac187e77
http://www.nessus.org/u?75a4a4fb
https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2060027.1

Solution :

Install the oct2015 CPU from the Oracle support website.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86530 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2642

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