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Sun RPC No Timeout Denial of Service on TCP Ports

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2248

The Sun RPC functionality in multiple libc implementations does not provide a time-out mechanism when reading data from TCP connections which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang).

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2002-1265
Product(s):
  • libc