Sun Solaris IPV6 forwarding denial of service

solaris-ipv6-dos (29150) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified vulnerability when processing a malformed IPV6 packet. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted IPV6 packet to cause a system panic, resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102568 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102568: A Security Issue With Solaris 10 x64 Systems Using IPv6 Forwarding May Result in a Denial of Service (DoS).
  • ASA-2006-235: Sun Alert Notifications from Sun Weekly Report dated Sep 30 2006
  • BID-20195: Sun Solaris 10 Malformed IPV6 Packets Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-5013: Sun Solaris 10 before patch 118855-16 (20060925), when run on x64 systems using IPv6, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via crafted IPv6 packets.
  • OSVDB ID: 29154: Solaris Malformed IPv6 Packet Local DoS
  • OSVDB ID: 29265: Solaris IPv6 Unprivileged Remote DoS
  • SA22103: Solaris IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016930: Solaris IPv6 Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 10 x64

Reported:

Sep 25, 2006

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