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A Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Print Service (in.lpd(1M)) May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6225

in.lpd in the print service in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors that trigger a "fork()/exec() bomb."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2972
Product(s):