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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-1999-1432
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:56
Published 16 Jul 1998 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Power management (Powermanagement) on Solaris 2.4 through 2.6 does not start the xlock process until after the sys-suspend has completed, which allows an attacker with physical access to input characters to the last active application from the keyboard for a short period after the system is restoring, which could lead to increased privileges.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Sun Solaris 2.4

  • Sun Solaris 2.5

  • Sun Solaris 2.5.1

  • Sun Solaris 2.6


BUGTRAQ - 19980716 Security risk with powermanagemnet on Solaris 2.6

BID - 160

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:26