Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2016_SRU11_3_13_4_0

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU
oct2016.

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 Zones). The
supported version that is affected is 11.3. 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 as well as unauthorized update, insert
or delete access to some of Solaris accessible data.
(CVE-2016-5606)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c523d145
http://www.nessus.org/u?bac902d5
https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2189657.1

Solution :

Install the oct2016 CPU from the Oracle support website.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94135 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5606

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