Solaris 10 ICMP Packet Handling DoS

high Nessus Plugin ID 29980
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-01/0164.html

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102697-1

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

Dependencies: os_fingerprint.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC: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