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Solaris Hosts are Vulnerable to a Denial of Service Induced by an Internet Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) "ACK Storm"

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1374

The TCP implementation in Sun Solaris 8 9 and 10 before 20060726 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a TCP packet with an incorrect sequence number which triggers an ACK storm.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-3920
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