Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jul2016_SRU11_2_14_5_0

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU
jul2016.

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: Kernel). The
supported version that is affected is 10. Easily
exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker
with logon to the infrastructure where Solaris executes
to compromise Solaris. Successful attacks of this
vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to
cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete
DOS) of Solaris. (CVE-2016-3453)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?42cde00c
http://www.nessus.org/u?453b5f8c
https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2157475.1

Solution :

Install the jul2016 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)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92452 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3453

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