Sun Solaris ICMP denial of service

solaris-icmp-dos (32010) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified vulnerability when handling malformed ICMP packets. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted ICMP packet to cause a kernel 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: 3.9
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102697 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102697: A Security Vulnerability in Solaris 10 ICMP Handling May Allow a SystemPanic and Result in Denial of Service (DoS).
  • ASA-2007-049: A Security Vulnerability in Solaris 10 ICMP Handling May Allow a System Panic and Result in Denial of Service (DoS) (Sun 102697)
  • BID-22323: Sun Solaris ICMP Unspecified Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0634: Unspecified vulnerability in Sun Solaris 10 before 20070130 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain ICMP packets.
  • OSVDB ID: 31878: Solaris Unspecified ICMP Packet Handling DoS
  • SA23982: Sun Solaris ICMP Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017574: Solaris ICMP Echo Packet Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
  • US-CERT VU#967236: Sun Solaris fails to properly process ICMP packets

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC

Reported:

Jan 30, 2007

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