There is a vulnerability in Sun Solaris that could allow local users to cause a denial of service when the Basic Security Module (BSM) is configured to perform auditing of specific audit classes.
Sun Microsystems describes the Basic Security Module (BSM) as a "security auditing subsystem and a device allocation mechanism that provides the required object reuse characteristics for removable or assignable devices." There is a vulnerability in Sun Solaris systems with BSM enabled that could allow local users to cause a system panic.
According to the Sun Security Alert:
A local unprivileged user could cause a denial-of-service condition.
Sun has issued an advisory which addresses this issue. For more information on patches available for your system, please refer to Sun Security Alert: 57497.
This vulnerability was reported by Sun Microsystems Inc.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-06-28|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-06-28 19:08 UTC|