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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris Sockets Direct Protocol Driver Flaw Lets Remote and Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023124
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023124
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3899   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 18 2009
Original Entry Date:  Nov 3 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10, OpenSolaris
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote or local user can exploit a flaw in the Solaris Sockets Direct Protocol (SDP) driver (sdp(7D)) to consume all available kernel memory.

No applications bundled with Solaris are affected. However, third-party applications that make use of the SDP driver may be affected.

Impact:   A remote or user can consume all available kernel memory on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 141444-09 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_95 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 141445-09 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_95 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264730-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264730-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.


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