Sun Microsystems Inc. Information for VU#810921

Cobalt RaQ Server Appliances contains vulnerability allowing remote root compromise

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Sun confirms that a remote root exploit does affect the Sun/Cobalt RaQ4 platform if the SHP (Security Hardening Patch) patch was installed.

Sun has released a Sun Alert which describes how to remove the SHP patch:

   
http://sunsolve.Sun.COM/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/49377

The removal patch is available from:
 

http://ftp.cobalt.sun.com/pub/packages/raq4/eng/RaQ4-en-Security-2.0.1-SHP_REM.pkg

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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