Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:46:07 -0500 From: Dan McDonald <danmcd@...iti.com> To: "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request for illumos distributions Ping? Sent from my iPhone (typos, autocorrect, and all) > On Dec 9, 2014, at 1:43 AM, Dan McDonald <danmcd@...iti.com> wrote: > > I believe this will be the first time the illumos project (http://www.illumos.org/) has requested a CVE number. I apologize for any newbie mistakes. PLEASE NOTE: We are the open-source inheritor of what was once OpenSolaris's OS/Net consolidation (i.e. the kernel, system libraries, and system commands). WE ARE NOT RELATED TO ORACLE or ORACLE SOLARIS. > > Illumos bug #5421 - http://illumos.org/issues/5421 which is now fixed in the upstream illumos-gate, is an innocuous fix to a serious problem that allows an arbitrary user in the global zone (non-global zones are not able to panic the machine) to panic the machine. > > Illumos has various distributions from various parties. These include, but are not limited to: > > OmniOS from OmniTI > SmartOS from Joyent > NexentaStor from Nexenta > The OpenIndiana project > Coraid > > Because SmartOS presents non-global zones to its non-administrative users, it is not a high-priority for them. For OmniOS and OpenIndiana, it is more critical. > > OmniOS has updated its packaging servers for all supported releases: r151006/LTS, r151010/old-Stable, r151012/current-stable, and bloody. Merely issuing "pkg update" and rebooting will fix the problem. Users still on r151008 should upgrade to r151012 ASAP. > > SmartOS has standard upgrade procedures. > > Other distros' contacts are Bcc:ed here. They will contact me if they have updates. > > Thank you! > Daniel L. McDonald -- Illumos RTI Advocate, and unofficial Security Coordinator >
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