Security Vulnerability in Solaris Named Pipes (pipe(2)) May Allow Unauthorized Data Access (Sun 103061)

Original Release Date: November 12, 2007
Last Revised: November 12, 2007
Number: ASA-2007-463
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 1.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

A new Sun Alert Notification from Sun Microsystems has been issued and is described below. Issues which have been resolved by Sun Microsystems have been indicated as such. Notifications without a resolution may have restrictions to additional information on the sunsolve.sun.com website.

103061
Security Vulnerability in Solaris Named Pipes (pipe(2)) May Allow Unauthorized Data Access
Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System, Solaris 8 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 02-Oct-2007
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103061-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-5225 to this issue.

Avaya System Products using a Sun Microsystems Operating System:
Avaya system products include an Operating System with the product when it is delivered. Avaya Call Management System (CMS) and Avaya Interactive Response (IR) are both shipped with an operating system from Sun Microsystems. Actions to be taken on those products are described below.

Recommended Actions:
Follow the recommended actions for the products listed below. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Avaya CMS R12, R13/R13.1, R14 Low Customers with CMS R12, R13/R13.1 and R14 can install Sun patch 117471-04 to resolve this issue.
Avaya IR IR 1.3 and 2.0 on Solaris 8
IR 2.0 and 3.0 on Solaris 10
Low

Low
Customers with IR 1.3 and 2.0 on Solaris 8 can install Sun patch 109454-06 to resolve this issue.

Customers with IR 2.0 and 3.0 on Solaris 10 can install Sun patch 127737-01 to resolve this issue.

2. Additional Information:

Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.

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4. Revision History:

V 1.0 - November 12, 2007 - Initial Statement issued.

Send information regarding any discovered security problems with Avaya products to either the contact noted in the product's documentation or securityalerts@avaya.com.

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