Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2013_SRU11_1_9_5_1

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76836


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU oct2013.


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: CPU performance counters (CPC) drivers). Supported versions that are affected are 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). (CVE-2013-5862)


Install the oct2013 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76836

File Name: solaris_oct2013_SRU11_1_9_5_1.nasl

Version: 1.8

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: 2/24/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/16/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5862

BID: 63072