Vulnerability Note VU#390742
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) fails to properly handle malformed probe requests
There is a vulnerability in the Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) that could allow a local user to cause a denial-of-service condition.
The Sun Volume Manager is a component of the Solaris operating system and provides disk and storage management. There is a vulnerability in the way the Sun Volume Manager handles certain types of probe requests. By supplying an incorrectly formed probe request, a local user could cause a denial-of-service condition on a Solaris 9 system with this service configured.
A local user could cause a denial-of-service condition.
Sun has issued an advisory which addresses this issue. For more information on patches available for your system, please refer to Sun Security Alert 57598.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Sun Microsystems Inc.||Affected||-||26 Jul 2004|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported by Sun Microsystems.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 16 Jul 2004
- Date First Published: 26 Jul 2004
- Date Last Updated: 26 Jul 2004
- Severity Metric: 2.70
- Document Revision: 7
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