Executive Summary

TitleSun Alert 275910 This Alert Covers CVE-2010-0453 for the /dev/ucode Component of the Solaris and OpenSolaris Products.
NameSUN-275910First vendor Publication2010-04-12
VendorSunLast vendor Modification2010-04-12
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score4.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Product: Solaris 10, OpenSolaris

This Alert covers CVE-2010-0453 for the /dev/ucode component of the Solaris and OpenSolaris products.

CVE-2010-0453 can be found at http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2010-0453

Please see http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts.htm for more information about Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts. This publication relates to the CPU for April 2010.

State: Resolved
First released: 12-Apr-2010

Original Source

Url : http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_275910_this_alert

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6959
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6959
Title: Solaris and OpenSolaris Products /dev/ucode Component Vulnerability
Description: The ucode_ioctl function in intel/io/ucode_drv.c in Sun Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris snv_69 through snv_133, when running on x86 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a request with a 0 size value to the UCODE_GET_VERSION IOCTL, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the ucode_get_rev function, related to retrieval of the microcode revision.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-0453
Version: 3
Platform(s): Sun Solaris 10
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


ExploitDB Exploits

2010-02-07Solaris/Open Solaris UCODE_GET_VERSION IOCTL Denial of Service

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

62046Solaris Microcode Device UCODE_GET_VERSION IOCTL NULL Dereference Local DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2010-02-02Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 143913-01
File : solaris10_x86_143913.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO