Sun Solaris IP packet denial of service

solaris-ip-packet-dos (33597) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sun Solaris is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending specially-crafted IP packets, a remote attacker could cause an increase in CPU usage.

*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: 102866 for patch information. See References.

References:

  • Sun Alert ID: 102866: Security Vulnerability in the IP Implementation for Solaris 8 and 9 May Allow a Denial of Service.
  • ASA-2007-165: Security Vulnerability in the IP Implementation for Solaris 8 and 9 May Allow a Denial of Service (Sun 102866)
  • BID-23468: Sun Solaris IP Implementation Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2045: Unspecified vulnerability in the IP implementation in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted IP packets, probably related to fragmented packets with duplicate or missing fragments.
  • OSVDB ID: 34901: Solaris Crafted IP Packet Remote DoS
  • SA24857: Sun Solaris IP Packet Denial of Service
  • SA24987: Avaya CMS / IR Sun Solaris IP Packet Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017911: Solaris IP Stack Fragment Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Degrade Performance

Platforms Affected:

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

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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