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Sun Solaris ICMP Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-01-31    Last Update:  2007-02-05    Views:  16,436

Secunia Advisory SA23982

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when processing ICMP ping requests and can be exploited to cause a system panic by sending a specially crafted ICMP request to an affected system.

Successful exploitation requires that systems are configured to receive ICMP ping requests.

The vulnerability is reported in Sun Solaris 10 for both the SPARC and x86 platform.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102697-1

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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