[SA12682] SGI IRIX update for kernel

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-09-30T00:00:00


TITLE: SGI IRIX update for kernel


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/

SA11462: http://secunia.com/advisories/11462/

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