Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jul2018_SRU11_2_11_5_0

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111186

Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU jul2018.

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). 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)

Solution

Install the jul2018 CPU from the Oracle support website.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d0716163

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111186

File Name: solaris_jul2018_SRU11_2_11_5_0.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2901

IAVA: 2018-A-0231