Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jul2014_SRU11_1_18_5_0

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76820


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU jul2014.


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

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: sockfs). Supported versions that are affected are 8, 9, 10 and 11.1. Easily exploitable vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized Operating System hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS).


Install the jul2014 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76820

File Name: solaris_jul2014_SRU11_1_18_5_0.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 7/26/2014

Updated: 8/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/24/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4224

BID: 68574