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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   TCP/IP Stack Implementation Vendors:   Sun
Solaris ICMP Echo Packet Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017574
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0634   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 30 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Solaris 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted ICMP echo packet to trigger a kernel panic on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118833-28 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 118855-28 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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