Executive Summary

Title Sun Alert 239728 A Security Vulnerability in picld(1M) May Allow a Denial of Service to System Monitoring and System Services
Name SUN-239728 First vendor Publication 2008-07-30
Vendor Sun Last vendor Modification 2008-07-30
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Product: Solaris 8 Operating System Solaris 9 Operating System Solaris 10 Operating System OpenSolaris

Due to a security vulnerability in the Solaris Platform Information and Control Library daemon (picld(1M)), a local unprivileged user may be able to disable system monitoring and prevent system utilities (prtdiag(1M), prtpicl(1M), prtfru(1M)) from operating properly. This is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).

State: Resolved
First released: 30-Jul-2008

Original Source

Url : http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_239728_a_security

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 3
Os 6
Os 3

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-06-03 Name : Solaris Update for picld 137400-01
File : nvt/gb_solaris_137400_01.nasl
2009-06-03 Name : Solaris Update for picld 137401-01
File : nvt/gb_solaris_137401_01.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
47255 Solaris picld(1M) Unspecified Local DoS

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2013-02-06 19:08:17
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