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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Bug in IP Implementation Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021653
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021653
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0480   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 11 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jan 31 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8, 9, 10, OpenSolaris
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris IP(7p) implementation to open a large number of sockets, denying service to 32-bit applications. In some cases, this may adversely affect the system.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116965-34 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 114344-37 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 138888-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_82 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 116966-33 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 119435-25 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 138889-01 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_82 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-248026-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-248026-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.


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