Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2016_SRU11_3_13_4_0

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94135


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU oct2016.


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: Kernel Zones). The supported version that is affected is 11.3. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Solaris executes to compromise Solaris. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Solaris as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Solaris accessible data.


Install the oct2016 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94135

File Name: solaris_oct2016_SRU11_3_13_4_0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/19

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5606

OSVDB: 145956