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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris inetd Can Be Shutdown By Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018133
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018133
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2990   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 29 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris inetd. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can cause the inetd(1M) service to shutdown, affecting all network services managed by inetd.

Solaris 8 and 9 are not affected.

Impact:   A local user can shutdown inetd and stop all services managed by the daemon.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 121288-03 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 121289-04 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102921-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102921-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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