2009-2187 | Sun OpenSolaris resource management (BID-35474 / XFDB-51325)
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A vulnerability was found in Sun OpenSolaris (Operating System). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:
Multiple memory leaks in the (1) IP and (2) IPv6 multicast implementation in the kernel in Sun Solaris 10, and OpenSolaris snv_67 through snv_93, allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors related to the association of (a) DL_ENABMULTI_REQ and (b) DL_DISABMULTI_REQ messages with ARP messages.
The weakness was presented 06/24/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-2187 since 06/24/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/11/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Denial of service
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔍
CVE: CVE-2009-2187 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 35474 – Sun Solaris ‘IP(7P)’ Multicast Reception Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 24308 – Sun Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris x3C snv_94 IP/IPv6 Multicast Implementation Local DoS Vulnerability, Medium
Created: 03/17/2015 23:38
Updated: 08/11/2021 21:41
Changes: (4) source_cve_assigned advisory_confirm_url exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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