Solaris 10 ICMP Packet Handling DoS

high Nessus Plugin ID 29980


The remote host is prone to a denial of service attack.


The remote host appears to be running a version of Solaris 10 that contains a vulnerability in its ICMP handling process that can be leveraged by an unauthenticated remote attacker to panic the affected host.


Apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor advisory above.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29980

File Name: solaris10_icmp_handling_dos.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: remote

Published: 1/15/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/30/2007

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0634

BID: 22323

CERT: 967236