Sun Solaris IPv6 address denial of service

solaris-ipv6-address-dos (29246) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

An unspecified vulnerability on Sun Solaris systems that use IPV6 addresses could allow a remote attacker 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: 102144 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102144: Vulnerability With Solaris IPv6 May Allow a Remote User the Ability to Create a Denial of Service Condition.
  • ASA-2006-235: Sun Alert Notifications from Sun Weekly Report dated Sep 30 2006
  • BID-20252: Sun Solaris Malformed IPv6 Packets Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-5073: Unspecified vulnerability in Sun Solaris 8, 9 and 10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via crafted IPv6 packets, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5013.
  • SA22132: Sun Solaris IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SA22581: Avaya CMS Sun Solaris IPv6 Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016968: Solaris IPv6 Fragment Reassembly Bug Lets Remote Users Cause a Kernel Panic

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 8 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 8 x86
  • Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 9 x86

Reported:

Sep 28, 2006

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