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Sun Alert 238493 Security Vulnerability in inet_network() Library Routine May Allow Denial of Service (DoS) to Applications

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Product: Solaris 8, Solaris 9, Solaris 10, OpenSolaris

An off-by-one buffer overflow in the inet_network() library function,
defined in the libsocket(3LIB), libresolv(3LIB), and the SunOS 4.x binary
compatibility libraries libc.so.1.9 and libc.so.2.9 in Solaris, may affect
applications which make use of this routine. Depending on the
application, this may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to crash
the application using the inet_network() routine (which is a type of
Denial of Service).This issue is also referenced in the following document:

CVE-2008-0122 at

State: Resolved
First released: 04-Jun-2008

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