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Security Vulnerability in the Solaris IP(7p) Implementation Related to Minor Number Allocation may Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6038

The IP implementation in Sun Solaris 8 through 10 and OpenSolaris before snv_82 uses an improper arena when allocating minor numbers for sockets which allows local users to cause a denial of service (32-bit application failure and login outage) by opening a large number of sockets.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0480
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