[SA22136] Sun Solaris Kernel SSL Denial of Service Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-28T00:00:00


TITLE: Sun Solaris Kernel SSL Denial of Service Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/22136/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical


WHERE: >From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM: Sun Solaris 10 http://secunia.com/product/4813/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the Kernel SSL feature when a Kernel SSL Proxy service instance is enabled and can be exploited to cause a system panic.

SOLUTION: Apply patch.

-- SPARC Platform --

Solaris 10: Apply patch 123304-01 or later.

-- x86 Platform --

Solaris 10: Apply patch 118855-17 or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102563-1

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