The IP implementation in Sun Solaris 8 through 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_82, uses an improper arena when allocating minor numbers for sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (32-bit application failure and login outage) by opening a large number of sockets.
Publish Date : 2009-02-09 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
Security Vulnerability in the Solaris IP(7p) Implementation, Related to Minor Number Allocation, may Lead to a Denial of...
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