VDB-80566 · CVE-2016-0458 · BID 80692

Oracle Solaris 11 Kernel DAX denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Solaris 11 (Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Kernel DAX. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. The program does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Sun Solaris 11 allows local users to affect availability via vectors related to Kernel DAX.

The weakness was released 01/20/2016 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at oracle.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-0458 since 12/09/2015. The exploitation appears to be difficult. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 88002 (Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jan2016_SRU11_3_3_6_0), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Solaris Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 124420 (Solaris 11.3 Support Repository Update (SRU) 3.6.0 Missing).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-56072) and Tenable (88002). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 66118, 79828, 80389 and 80556.

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 88002
Nessus Name: Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : jan2016_SRU11_3_3_6_0
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Upgrade: oracle.com

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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-0458 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034735
Vulnerability Center: 56072 - [cpujan2016-2367955-Sun-Systems-Products-Suite] Oracle Solaris 11 Local DoS Vulnerability in Kernel DAX, Medium
SecurityFocus: 80692 - Oracle January 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 02:03 PM
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