57993 : Solaris TCP/IP Implementation Queue Connection Saturation TCP State Table Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-09-09

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-4609" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The TCP implementation in (1) Linux, (2) platforms based on BSD Unix, (3) Microsoft Windows, (4) Cisco products, and probably other operating systems allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection queue exhaustion) via multiple vectors that manipulate information in the TCP state table, as demonstrated by sockstress.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-10-20 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_2

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