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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris e1000g Gigabit Ethernet Driver Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020290
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2707   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 23 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 15 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris in the e1000g Gigabit Ethernet driver. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

On systems with Intel 82571/82572 network interface controllers, a remote user can block all inbound network traffic.

Impact:   A remote user can block inbound network traffic.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137289-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_93 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 137293-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_93 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.

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