2009-2596 | Sun Solaris Subsystem denial of service (BID-35787 / XFDB-51976)
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A vulnerability has been found in Sun Solaris up to 9 (Operating System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Subsystem. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability.
The weakness was presented 07/27/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared at sunsolve.sun.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-2596 since 07/27/2009. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.
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.
Upgrading to version 10 eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 35787), X-Force (51976), Secunia (SA35980), Vulnerability Center (SBV-23064) and Tenable (24858). See 3290, 3337, 4565 and 5246 for similar entries.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9
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Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Solaris 10
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08/12/2021 +2339 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.oracle.com/sun/
CVE: CVE-2009-2596 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 35787 – Sun Solaris Auditing Extended File Attributes (fsattr(5)) Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability
Secunia: 35980 – Sun Solaris Auditing Extended File Attributes Denial of Service, Not Critical
Vulnerability Center: 23064 – Sun Solaris 9 and 10 and OpenSolaris x3C snv_121 Auditing Extended File Attributes Vulnerability, Medium
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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/12/2021 21:41
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