A Security Vulnerability in the Handling of Self Encapsulated IP Packets may Lead to a Denial of Service (DOS) Condition. (Sun 235901)

Original Release Date: April 21, 2008
Last Revised: April 30, 2008
Number: ASA-2008-173
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. Additional information about this issue may be found on the sunsolve.sun.com website, although a maintenance contract with Sun may be required to view the information.

235901
A Security Vulnerability in the Handling of Self Encapsulated IP Packets may Lead to a Denial of Service (DOS) Condition.
Product: Solaris 8 Operating System, Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 03-Apr-2008
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-235901-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-1779 to this issue.

2. 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.

Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Avaya CMS R12, R13/R13.1 Low Customers can install CMS patch 114344-34 to resolve this issue.
Avaya IR 2.0, 3.0 Low Install the latest IR patch cluster from Avaya Support website, then install Solaris 10 patch 127111-11 or Solaris 8 patch 116965-32 from the Sun Support website.

3. 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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5. Revision History:

V 1.0 - April 21, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - April 30, 2008 - Updated CMS Actions with resolution and changed 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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