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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Solaris Vendors:   Sun
Solaris TCP Loopback/Fusion Implementation Logic Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018326
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3469   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 6 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 29 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Solaris. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can exploit a logic error in the TCP Loopback/Fusion implementation to consume all available kernel memory and cause the target system to hang.

Impact:   A local user can cause the system to hang.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 125100-10 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 125101-10 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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