Summary: SunOS 4.1.3_U1 recommended patches

From: John D. Schneider (
Date: Sat Apr 08 1995 - 04:07:12 CDT

First, my original post:

> Greetings,
> I am about to upgrade one of our Sparc2 disk servers to a Sparc 10, and
> so I plan to upgrade from SunOS 4.1.3 to 4.1.3_U1. My questions:
> 1) Is it necessary to do this? I tried booting 4.1.3 on a 10/51 and it would
> not boot (received a Data Access Exception).
> 2) What patches would you recommend for 4.1.3_U1? I looked through the
> Sun-Managers summaries archive and found a few patches recommended, but it
> would be nice to have a complete list. Please don't bother to send the
> patches themselves, I will pull the latest off of the SunSolve ftp site.
> Thank you for your assistance.

I got a number of replies, namely from: (Sean Ward)
Neil Greene <> (Birger A. Wathne)
John Rosenberg <> (Daniel W. Fitzwilliam)
Harish Malneedi <>
Paul Caskey <>

I hope I didn't miss anybody. The compiled list is:

101790-1 mbuf
101825-2 mbuf

                 Solaris 1.1.1 Patch Report Update as of 16/Mar/95

New Patches Released Since Last Report:
102380-01 SunOS 4.1.3: I/O intensive sunview application freezes desktop.
102342-01 OpenWindows 3.0: mp does not print French characters

Update Revs Released Since Last Report:
101508-08 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: sun4m kernel jumbo patch
102161-03 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: sun4m audio patch for SS5

Solaris 1.1.1 Recommended Patches:
100103-12 SunOS 4.1.3;4.1.3_U1: set file permissions to more secure mode
101434-03 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: lpr Jumbo Patch
101436-08 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: patch for mail executable
101440-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: security problem: methods to exploit login/su
101508-08 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: sun4m kernel jumbo patch
101558-04 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: international libc jumbo patch
101579-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: Security problem with expreserve for Solaris 1.1.1
101558-04 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: international libc jumbo patch
101579-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: Security problem with expreserve for Solaris 1.1.1
101587-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: security patch for mfree and icmp redirect
101592-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: sun4/sun4c fix for UFS corruption and panic
101621-02 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: Jumbo tty patch
101625-02 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: ftp does not prompt for account information
101665-04 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: sendmail jumbo patch
101679-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: Breach of security using modload
101759-02 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: domestic libc jumbo patch
101784-03 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: rpc.lockd/rpc.statd jumbo patch
102060-01 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: Root access possible via passwd race condition
102177-02 SunOS 4.1.3_U1: NFS Jumbo Patch
100444-66 OpenWindows 3.0: OpenWindows V3.0 Server Patch 3000-114
100448-02 OpenWindows 3.0: loadmodule is a security hole.
100452-68 OpenWindows 3.0: XView 3.0 Jumbo Patch
100478-01 OpenWindows 3.0: xlock crashes leaving system open

Solaris 1.1.1 Obsoleted Patches:
101487-01 OBSOLETED by 101508
101509-02 OBSOLETED by 101508
101686-02 OBSOLETED by 101689
101757-01 OBSOLETED by 101954
101386-01 OBSOLETED by 100448
101393-01 OBSOLETED by 100444

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