Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : apr2024_SRU11_3_36_33_1

high Nessus Plugin ID 197514


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU Apr2024.


The version of Solaris installed on the remote host is prior to It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the solaris11_apr2024_SRU11_3_36_33_1 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the Oracle Solaris product of Oracle Systems (component: Utility). The supported version that is affected is 11. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle Solaris executes to compromise Oracle Solaris. While the vulnerability is in Oracle Solaris, attacks may significantly impact additional products (scope change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle Solaris. (CVE-2024-21059)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Install the Apr2024 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197514

File Name: solaris_apr2024_SRU11_3_36_33_1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/20/2024

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


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-2024-21059


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/16/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-21059