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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0825 -- Sun Alert Notification 101881
Security Vulnerabilities In Solaris 10 SCTP Socket Option Processing
17 October 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Sun Microsystems
Operating System: Solaris 10
Impact: Denial of Service
Access: Existing Account
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Sun(sm) Alert Notification
* Sun Alert ID: 101881
* Synopsis: Security Vulnerabilities In Solaris 10 SCTP Socket
* Category: Security
* Product: Solaris 10 Operating System
* BugIDs: 6248555, 6250374
* Avoidance: Patch
* State: Resolved
* Date Released: 13-Oct-2005
* Date Closed: 13-Oct-2005
* Date Modified:
Multiple security vulnerabilities in Solaris 10 SCTP Socket Option
Processing (see sctp(7P)) may allow an unprivileged local user to
panic the system, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS).
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
* Solaris 10 without patch 119075-09
* Solaris 10 without patch 119076-08
Note: Solaris 7 will not be evaluated regarding the potential impact
of the issue described in this Sun Alert. Solaris 8 and 9 are not
impacted by this issue.
The system may panic with a stack trace similar to the following:
There is no workaround. Please see the Resolution section below.
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
* Solaris 10 with patch 119075-09 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119076-08 or later
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