Solaris 10 Operating SystemDate of Resolved Release
A Security Vulnerability in Solaris 10 Involving the SCTP Protocol
A security vulnerability in Solaris 10 related to the SCTP protocol
(see sctp(7P)) may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to cause
significant performance degradation or hang the system or network
devices, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) condition.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following releases:
- Solaris 10 without patch 127127-08
- Solaris 10 without patch 127128-08
If the described issue occurs, excessive network traffic is generated
in response to certain incoming SCTP packets (see sctp(7P)) which
should be ignored. This may result in the flooding of the network.
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the Resolution section below.
This issue is resolved in the following releases:
- Solaris 10 with patch 127127-08 or later
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1
- Solaris 10 with patch 127128-08 or later
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