Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : apr2016_SRU11_3_6_5_0

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90621


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU apr2016.


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

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: Fwflash). The supported version that is affected is 11.3. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Solaris executes to compromise Solaris. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Solaris accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Solaris. (CVE-2016-0669)


Install the apr2016 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90621

File Name: solaris_apr2016_SRU11_3_6_5_0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.2

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


Base Score: 6

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0669