IRIX IPv6 Capability inetd Portscan DoS

2003-06-24T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:10307
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-06-24T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

IRIX contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when inetd on IPv6 crashes as a result of a port scan by a malicious user, and will result in loss of availability for several services.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 6.5.21 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, Silicon Graphics, Inc. has released patches for some older versions.

Short Description

IRIX contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when inetd on IPv6 crashes as a result of a port scan by a malicious user, and will result in loss of availability for several services.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.sgi.com/ Vendor Specific Solution URL: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Related OSVDB ID: 2216 ISS X-Force ID: 12676 Bugtraq ID: 8027