Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error within the Solaris Internet Protocol implementation. This can be exploited to bypass certain firewall policies or cause a kernel panic by sending specially crafted packets to a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is reported in Solaris 8, 9, and 10 for both the x86 and SPARC platforms.
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Subject: Sun Solaris Firewall Security Bypass and Denial of Service
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