Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : july2013_SRU5_5
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76827
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU july2013.
DescriptionThis Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :
- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: SMF/File Locking Services). Supported versions that are affected are 8, 9, 10 and 11. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows successful unauthenticated network attacks via NFS.
Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some Solaris accessible data and ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Solaris.
- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: Kernel). Supported versions that are affected are 9, 10 and 11. Very difficult to exploit vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System plus additional login/authentication to component or subcomponent. Successful attack of this vulnerability can escalate attacker privileges resulting in unauthorized Operating System takeover including arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-3786)
SolutionInstall the july2013 CPU from the Oracle support website.