Vol 116 Issue 2 2007-10-08 Article 18746 from section "Security"

One in Solaris Named Pipes (pipe(2)); Other with Thread Contexts in Solaris Kernel

Two vulnerabilities affecting the Solaris 8, 9 and 10 Operating
Systems (Solaris OS) have been fixed. The first is a vulnerability in
the Solaris Named Pipes (pipe(2)) that could allow access to
unauthorized memory locations, while the second involves the handling
of thread contexts in the Solaris kernel that could result in a
denial of service (DoS).

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