Oracle Solaris up to 11 Express Kernel denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Solaris up to 11 Express (Operating System). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was released 01/17/2012 with Oracle (Website). The advisory is available at oracle.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-0098 since 12/12/2011. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 24858 (Solaris 9 (sparc) : 122300-61), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Solaris Local Security Checks.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at oracle.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (72510) and Tenable (24858). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3290, 3337, 4564 and 4560.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.5

VulDB Base Score: 4.0
VulDB Temp Score: 3.5
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 24858
Nessus Name: Solaris 9 (sparc) : 122300-61
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Patch: oracle.com

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01/17/2012 +36 days 🔍
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: oracle.com
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-0098 (🔍)
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X-Force: 72510 - Oracle Sun Solaris denial of service, Low Risk
Vulnerability Center: 34295 - [cpujan2012-366304] Oracle Solaris 8, 9, 10, and 11 Express Kernel Unspecified Local DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0098), Low
SecurityFocus: 51499 - Oracle Solaris CVE-2012-0098 Local Solaris Vulnerability
OSVDB: 78427

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Entryinfo

Created: 04/19/2012 09:00 PM
Updated: 03/23/2021 03:59 PM
Changes: 04/19/2012 09:00 PM (68), 04/19/2017 10:29 AM (7), 03/23/2021 03:59 PM (2)
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