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.
Published 2009-02-09 16:30:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:33:50
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0480

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 11 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0480

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-0480

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-0480

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