TITLE: SGI IRIX update for kernel
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA12682
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/12682/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Spoofing, Manipulation of data, DoS
WHERE: >From remote
OPERATING SYSTEM: SGI IRIX 6.5.x http://secunia.com/product/132/
DESCRIPTION: SGI has issued patches for IRIX. These fix multiple vulnerabilities in the kernel, which can be exploited to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), inject data into a TCP stream, and conduct spoofing attacks.
For more information: SA11023 SA11462
The vulnerabilities have been reported in versions 6.5.22 through 6.5.25. Prior versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Apply patches.
IRIX 6.5.22: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/6.5.22/patch5738.tar
IRIX 6.5.23: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/6.5.23/patch5737.tar
IRIX 6.5.24: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/6.5.24/patch5728.tar
IRIX 6.5.25: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/patches/6.5.25/patch5729.tar
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040905-01-P.asc
OTHER REFERENCES: SA11023: http://secunia.com/advisories/11023/
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