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UNIRAS Brief - 833/06 - SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT



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 UNIRAS (UK Government CERT) Briefing - 833/06 dated 19.12.06 time 10:30
 UNIRAS is part of NISCC (the UK National Infrastructure Security
 Co-ordination Centre)
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 UNIRAS material is available from the NISCC website at www.niscc.gov.uk
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SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT
Week of 10-Dec-2006 - 16-Dec-2006

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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.


SUN(SM) ALERT WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT

     Week of 10-Dec-2006 - 16-Dec-2006

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

* Changes to Patch Access on SunSolve

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Newly Released Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Released: 7)

Sun Alert ID:  102586
Synopsis:      Sun Fire 12K/15K/20K/25K Domains Running Solaris 10
               may Panic During Intense I/O Activity
Product:       Solaris 10 Operating System
Category:      Availability
Date Released: 11-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102586-1
(before accessing this Sun Alert document please login to a SunSolve Online Account with a Sun Spectrum Support Contract at
http://sunsolve.sun.com -> "Login")

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Sun Alert ID:  102666
Synopsis:      Multiple Power Supply Unit (PSU) Fan Failures on
               Sun Fire 3800-6800 Servers may Result in Platform
               Outage
Product:       Sun Fire 3800 Server, Sun Fire 4800 Server, Sun
               Fire 4810 Server, Sun Fire 6800 Server
Category:      Availability, Availability
Date Released: 11-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102666-1
(before accessing this Sun Alert document please login to a SunSolve Online Account with a Sun Spectrum Support Contract at
http://sunsolve.sun.com -> "Login")

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Sun Alert ID:  102724
Synopsis:      Security Vulnerabilities in Solaris ld.so.1(1) may
               Lead to Execution of Arbitrary Code with Elevated
               Privileges
Product:       Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating
               System, Solaris 8 Operating System
Category:      Security
Date Released: 12-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102724-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102747
Synopsis:      Security Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL May Lead to a
               Denial of Service (DoS) to Applications
Product:       Solaris 10 Operating System
Category:      Security
Date Released: 12-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102747-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102748
Synopsis:      500GB SATA Drives in Sun StorageTek 6140 and 6540
               Arrays May Have the Incorrect Interposer Card
               Firmware
Product:       Sun StorageTek 6140 Array RoHS, Sun StorageTek 6540
               Array RoHS
Category:      Data Loss, Availability
Date Released: 11-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102748-1
(before accessing this Sun Alert document please login to a SunSolve Online Account with a Sun Spectrum Support Contract at
http://sunsolve.sun.com -> "Login")

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Sun Alert ID:  102750 (RESOLVED)
Synopsis:      On Sun Ultra 25/45, Upgrading OBP May Cause POST to
               Hang or OBP to Generate a RED STATE Exception Error
Product:       Sun Ultra 45 Workstation
Category:      Availability
Date Released: 12-Dec-2006
Date Closed:   12-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102750-1

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Sun Alert ID:  102753
Synopsis:      "Support Data Collection" Procedure on Certain Sun
               StorEdge and Sun StorageTek Arrays May Cause SATA
               Drive Failures
Product:       Sun StorEdge 6130 Array, Sun StorageTek 6140 Array
               RoHS, Sun StorageTek 6540 Array RoHS
Category:      Availability
Date Released: 15-Dec-2006

To view this Sun Alert document please go to the following URL:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102753-1
(before accessing this Sun Alert document please login to a SunSolve Online Account with a Sun Spectrum Support Contract at
http://sunsolve.sun.com -> "Login")


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Updated Sun Alert Notifications
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(Total Updated: 0)

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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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*UPDATED* Changes to Patch Access on SunSolve
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On Monday, September 18, 2006, customers will no longer be able to access Sun patches through Anonymous FTP. The ability to
transport large support files to Sun will remain via ftp or http://supportfiles.sun.com.

For more information, go to:

* http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-9-82023-1

* http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-9-83061-1

For questions, contact: patchpolicy@xxxxxxx


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Thanks for tuning in to the Sun Alert Weekly Summary Report!

Best regards,
Sun Alert Program Office
Sun Microsystems, Inc.


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