A news service (Techwire) published the story that Sun Microsystems
has reported that a bug in Versions 2.5 and 2.5.1 of the Solaris
operating system leaves any workstation or server running that
software vulnerable to unauthorized root-level access by local or
Sun has almost immediately issued patches for the security loophole.
Solution & Observation
1. Patches 103187-09 (2.5) & 103612-06 (2.5.1) solve the problem.
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