Sun Solaris Platform Information and Control Library picld(1M) Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

The Sun Solaris Platform Information and Control Library daemon 'picld(1M)' is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.

A local unprivileged attacker can exploit this issue to disable system monitoring and prevent proper operations of certain system utilities, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

This issue affects Solaris 8, 9, 10 and OpenSolaris for SPARC and x86 platforms.


 

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