Date: 16 January 2009
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AusCERT Update AU-2009.0005 - [Solaris]
Updated - Security Vulnerability in the ACL (acl(2)) Implementation for UFS
File Systems May Allow a Local User to Panic the System
16 January 2009
AusCERT Update Summary
Publisher: Sun Microsystems
Operating System: Solaris
Impact: Denial of Service
Access: Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2008-4160
Sun has updated Solution 242267 to include patches for Solaris 9 and 10.
Patches for Solaris 8 have not yet been released.
Please see ESB-2008.0892 for more details.
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