Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : apr2023_SRU11_4_46_119_2

high Nessus Plugin ID 174474


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU apr2023.


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

- Vulnerability in the Oracle Solaris product of Oracle Systems (component: NSSwitch). Supported versions that are affected are 10 and 11. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle Solaris executes to compromise Oracle Solaris. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Solaris.
CVSS 3.1 Base Score 7.0 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:


Install the apr2023 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 174474

File Name: solaris_apr2023_SRU11_4_46_119_2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 4/19/2023

Updated: 11/16/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-21896


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/18/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-21896

IAVA: 2023-A-0215-S