A Security Vulnerability in the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager May Allow Unauthorized System Access and Escalation of Privileges (Sun 243606)

Original Release Date: November 26, 2008
Last Revised: November 26, 2008
Number: ASA-2008-460
Risk Level: None
Advisory Version: 1.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

A new Sun Alert Notification from Sun Microsystems has been issued and is described below. Additional information about this issue may be found on the sunsolve.sun.com website, although a maintenance contract with Sun may be required to view the information.

243606
A Security Vulnerability in the Logical Domains (LDoms) Manager May Allow Unauthorized System Access and Escalation of Privileges
Product: Logical Domain Manager 1.0, Logical Domain Manager 1.0.1, Logical Domain Manager 1.0.2, Logical Domain Manager 1.0.3
Category: Security
Date Released: 12-Nov-2008
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-243606-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-5099 to this issue.

2. Avaya System Products with Sun Microsystems Logical Domain Manager installed: None

3. Additional Information:

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5. Revision History:

V 1.0 - November 26, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.

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