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Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Kernel Involving the Interaction of the Filesystem and Virtual Memory Subsystems

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6152

The kernel in Sun Solaris 8 9 and 10 and OpenSolaris before snv_103 does not properly handle interaction between the filesystem and virtual-memory implementations which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system halt) via vectors involving mmap and write operations on the same file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2857
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