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UNIRAS Brief - 64/04 - Sun - ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 64/04 dated 11.02.04  Time: 14:55 
 UNIRAS is part of NISCC(National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre)
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  UNIRAS material is also available from its website at www.uniras.gov.uk and
         Information about NISCC is available from www.niscc.gov.uk
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SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT

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SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT
Week of 01-Feb-2004 - 07-Feb-2004


Welcome to the Sun(SM) Alert Weekly Summary Report, the newsletter 
that provides you with a weekly listing of newly released and 
updated Sun Alert Notifications.  It is being distributed 
to inform you about critical hardware and software issues that 
could impact the availability, security, and data integrity of 
your computing environment.


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ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

* Newly Released Sun Alert Notifications

* Updated Sun Alert Notifications

* Additional Sun Alert Information

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Newly Released Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Released: 6)

Sun Alert ID:  57483 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      Basic Security Module (BSM) Functionality is
               Impaired on Solaris Systems Which Have Removed The
               SUNWscpu Package
Date Released: 03-Feb-2004
Date Closed:   03-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004708

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Sun Alert ID:  57487
Synopsis:      Multi Processor Solaris Systems May Experience a
               Panic After a CPU is Taken Offline
Date Released: 04-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004737
(accessing this Sun Alert document requires a Sun Spectrum Support Contract and SunSolve Online Account)

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Sun Alert ID:  57490
Synopsis:      Sun Systems With Sun QFS or SAM-FS File System May
               Panic Due to Kernel Stack Overflow
Date Released: 02-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004748

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Sun Alert ID:  57492
Synopsis:      Third Party Applications May Experience Unexpected
               Issues Due To a Missing Entry in
               "/etc/name_to_sysnum"
Date Released: 03-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004761

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Sun Alert ID:  57493
Synopsis:      Backing Out Solaris 2.6 KU Patch May Erroneously
               Remove "/dev/allkem"
Date Released: 04-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004773

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Sun Alert ID:  57494
Synopsis:      Sun StorEdge 3510 FC Array May Lose In-band
               Connectivity After Generating Parity Regeneration
               on the Secondary Controller
Date Released: 04-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004784
(accessing this Sun Alert document requires a Sun Spectrum Support Contract and SunSolve Online Account)

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Updated Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Updated: 5)

Sun Alert ID:  55641
Synopsis:      Solaris 9 May Experience a Rare "Race Condition"
               Leading to a Data Integrity Issue
Date Released: 10-Jul-2003
Date Modified: 06-Jan-2004, 06-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004796
(accessing this Sun Alert document requires a Sun Spectrum Support Contract and SunSolve Online Account)

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Sun Alert ID:  55920 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      Sun Cluster Node May Hang during Shutdown or Reboot
Date Released: 22-Jul-2003, 06-Feb-2004
Date Modified: 11-Dec-2003, 06-Feb-2004
Date Closed:   06-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004807

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Sun Alert ID:  56840 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      On Solaris 9 Systems With Heavy I/O Loads to UFS
               File Systems, Data May Not be Written to a File Date Released: 19-Sep-2003, 25-Nov-2003, 06-Feb-2004 Date Modified: 25-Nov-2003, 06-Feb-2004
Date Closed:   06-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004819

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Sun Alert ID:  57260 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      Device Group Failover or Switchover May Fail Due to
               Inconsistent DID Databases
Date Released: 15-Oct-2003, 20-Nov-2003, 06-Feb-2004
Date Modified: 20-Nov-2003, 06-Feb-2004
Date Closed:   06-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004843

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Sun Alert ID:  57414
Synopsis:      Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in the CDE DtHelp
               Library May Allow Unauthorized "root" Access Date Released: 07-Nov-2003 Date Modified: 06-Feb-2004

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL: http://enews.sun.com/CTServlet?id=52345825-1818103506:1076373004855


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Additional Sun Alert Information
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* Accessing Sun Alert Notifications

Sun Alert Notifications are accessed on http://sun.com/sunsolve under SunSolve Collections, Advanced Search, Browse Documents or 
Security Sun Alerts
        

* Sun Alert Patch Report

http://sun.com/sunsolve/sunalert_patches.html

This is a comprehensive report of patches mentioned in the Resolution 
section of Sun Alert documents and is available from SunSolve on the Patch Portal page. It is updated daily and organized by product.


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Sun Microsystems, Inc.



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