[SA12470] Sun Solaris in.named Dynamic Update Denial of Service Vulnerability

2004-09-06T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:6754
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-09-06T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Sun Solaris in.named Dynamic Update Denial of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA12470

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/12470/

CRITICAL: Not critical

IMPACT: DoS

WHERE: >From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM: Sun Solaris 8 http://secunia.com/product/94/

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

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error within in.named when receiving dynamic updates.

Successful exploitation reportedly allows a remote privileged user to crash the DNS service.

SOLUTION: Apply patches.

-- SPARC Platform --

Solaris 8: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/advsearch.do?collection=PATCH&type=collections&max=50&language=en&queryKey5=109326&toDocument=yes

-- x86 Platform --

Solaris 8: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/advsearch.do?collection=PATCH&type=collections&max=50&language=en&queryKey5=109327&toDocument=yes

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57614-1


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