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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1779

Sun Solaris 8, 9, and 10 allows "remote privileged" users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unknown vectors related to self encapsulated IP packets.
Publish Date : 2008-04-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
A Security Vulnerability in the Handling of Self Encapsulated IP Packets may Lead to a Denial of Service (DOS) Condition... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4848 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1779

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS SUN Solaris 8 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SUN Solaris 8 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS SUN Solaris 9 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS SUN Solaris 9 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS SUN Solaris 10 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS SUN Solaris 10 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Solaris 6

- References For CVE-2008-1779
XF sun-solaris-selfencapsulatedippackets-dos(41762)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1325
BID 28732 Sun Solaris Self Encapsulated IP Packets Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-04-23
VUPEN ADV-2008-1192
SECTRACK 1019831

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1779

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