Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jul2018_SRU11_2_11_5_0
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111186
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU jul2018.
DescriptionThis 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). Supported versions that are affected are 10 and 11.2. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via DHCP to compromise Solaris.
Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Solaris. (CVE-2018-2901)
SolutionInstall the jul2018 CPU from the Oracle support website.