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Covert Channel Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Kernel

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5453

The kernel in Sun Solaris 8 through 10 and OpenSolaris before snv_90 allows local users to bypass chroot zones and the Solaris Trusted Extensions multi-level security policy and establish a covert communication channel via unspecified vectors involving system calls.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3875
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