Sun Alert 102963 A Security Vulnerability in the TCP Loopback/Fusion Code May Lead to a System Hang Resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS)

Product: Solaris 10 Operating System

An unprivileged local user may be able to exhaust all available kernel memory and cause the system to hang due to a security vulnerability in the TCP Loopback/Fusion implementation in Solaris 10. The ability to hang a system is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 27-Jun-2007
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