A Security Vulnerability in Solaris libnsl(3LIB) may lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) to the rpcbind(1M) Service (Sun 102713)

Original Release Date: January 31, 2007
Last Revised: January 31, 2007
Number: ASA-2007-036
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 1.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

A new Sun Alert Notification from Sun Microsystems has been issued and is described below. Issues which have been resolved by Sun Microsystems have been indicated as such. Notifications without a resolution may have restrictions to additional information on the sunsolve.sun.com website.

102713 (RESOLVED)
A Security Vulnerability in Solaris libnsl(3LIB) may lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) to the rpcbind(1M) Service
Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 8 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 09-Jan-2007
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102713-1

Avaya System Products using a Sun Microsystems Operating System:
Avaya system products include an Operating System with the product when it is delivered. The Avaya Call Management System (CMS) and the Avaya Interactive Response (IR) are both shipped with an operating system from Sun Microsystems. Actions to be taken on those products are described below.

Recommended Actions:
Follow the recommended actions for the products listed below. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Avaya CMS V9, V11, R12, R13/R13.1 Low For CMS V9 and V11 systems, install patch 108993-65.

For CMS R12 and R13.1 systems, install patch 113319-27.
Avaya IR All Low For IR systems on Solaris 8, install patch 108993-65 or higher. IR systems on Solaris 10 require no action as this issue only affects Solaris 8 and Solaris 9.

2. Additional Information:

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4. Revision History:

V 1.0 - January 31, 2007 - Initial Statement issued.

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