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pagedata Subsystem Local DoS Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1618

Unspecified vulnerability in the pagedata subsystem of the process file system (/proc) in Solaris 8 through 10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang or panic) via unknown attack vectors that cause cause the kmem_oversize arena to allocate a large amount of system memory that does not get freed.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-1092
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