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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris tcp_fuse_rcv_drain() Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017082
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5396   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 18 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris in the TCP fusion code. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke the tcp_fuse_rcv_drain() function when using TCP loopback connections to trigger a null pointer dereference and cause a system panic.

Solaris 8 and 9 are not affected.

Impact:   A local user can cause a system panic on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118833-23 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118855-19 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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