Solaris DoS Attack Advisory
Written by Michael Larabel in Oracle on 13 April 2007 at 11:12 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Secunia is out with an advisory that warns users of Solaris 8 and 9 of a denial of service attack possibility. There is a vulnerability in Solaris that could be exploited through special IP packets. This issue affects both SPARC and x86 Solaris platforms. A patch is available from Sun for Solaris 8/9, while users of Solaris 10 should be in the clear.
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