Sun Microsystems Inc. Information for VU#810921

Cobalt RaQ Server Appliances contains vulnerability allowing remote root compromise



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:


The removal patch is available from:

Vendor Information

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

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