Solaris 8 (x86) : 109024-08

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21171


The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 109024-08


Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: 'ps' command line utility). The supported version that is affected is 8. Very difficult to exploit vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized Operating System takeover including arbitrary code execution.


You should install this patch for your system to be up-to-date.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21171

File Name: solaris8_x86_109024.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/04/03

Modified: 2014/08/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:sun:solaris

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris/showrev

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1587, CVE-2013-5834

BID: 64843

OSVDB: 102048