Security Vulnerability in the Solaris RPC Services Library (librpcsvc(3LIB)) may Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Against Networked File Systems (Sun 103082)

Original Release Date: October 24, 2007
Last Revised: October 29, 2007
Number: ASA-2007-437
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 2.0
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.

103082
Security Vulnerability in the Solaris RPC Services Library (librpcsvc(3LIB)) may Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Against Networked File Systems
Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System, Solaris 8 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 13-Oct-2007
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103082-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-5462 to this issue.

Avaya System Products using a Sun Microsystems Operating System:
Avaya system products include an Operating System with the product when it is delivered. Avaya Call Management System (CMS) and 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 R12, R13/R13.1 and R14 Low CMS does not directly use NFS by default, however some customers may have it configured.

Customers with CMS R12, R13/13.1 and 14 should install Sun patch 127548-01 to address this issue.
Avaya IR IR 1.3 and 2.0 on Solaris 8

IR 2.0 and 3.0 on Solaris 10 Only
Low

Low
Customers with IR 1.3 or 2.0 on Solaris 8 should install Sun patch 127548-01 to address this issue.

Customers with IR 2.0 or 3.0 on Solaris 10 should install Sun patch 123396-01 to address this issue.

2. Additional Information:

Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.

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4. Revision History:

V 1.0 - October 24, 2007 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - October 29, 2007 - Added resolution for CMS products. Changed advisory status to final.

Send information regarding any discovered security problems with Avaya products to either the contact noted in the product's documentation or securityalerts@avaya.com.

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