A vulnerability in the Sun Solaris tcsetattr() library function could allow a unprivileged local user to cause the system to hang.
Sun Solaris uses a tcsetattr() library function to set the parameters associated with the terminal. There is an unspecified vulnerability in the tcsetattr() library function that could allow a local user to cause the system to hang, resulting in a denial-of-service condition. According to Sun, this only affects SPARC-based systems.
An unprivileged local user could cause the system to hang, resulting in a denial-of-service condition. In order to restore functionality, the system may need to be rebooted.
Sun has issued an advisory to address this issue. For information on patches available for your system, please refer to the Sun Security Advisory.
This vulnerability was reported by Sun Microsystems Inc.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-03-31|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-04-05 20:44 UTC|