Sun Alert 103021 Solaris 10 Systems May Panic or Hang When Running Certain DTrace D Programs

Product: Solaris 10 Operating System

A security vulnerability in the DTrace (see dtrace(1M)) dynamic tracing framework may allow a local user who has privileges to run certain DTrace programs to cause the system to panic or become unresponsive. This is a type of Denial of Service (DoS). The minimum privilege required is the PRIV_DTRACE_USER privilege (see privileges(5)).

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 30-Jul-2007
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