Security Vulnerability in inet_network() Library Routine May Allow Denial of Service (DoS) to Applications (Sun 238493)

Original Release Date: June 12, 2008
Last Revised: June 18, 2008
Number: ASA-2008-244
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.

238493
Security Vulnerability in inet_network() Library Routine May Allow Denial of Service (DoS) to Applications
Product: Solaris 8 Operating System, Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 04-Jun-2008
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238493-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-0122 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, R14 Low Install patch 112874-45 from Avaya.
Avaya IR 2.0, 3.0 Low For IR 2.0 on Solaris 8, install the Solaris 8 Patch Cluster for Avaya IR 2.0 Service Pack 2 from the Avaya support site, then install Solaris 8 patches 109326-21, 111327-06 and 109152-03 from Sun support site.

For IR 2.0 on Solaris 10, install the Solaris 10 Patch Cluster for Avaya IR 2.0 Service Pack 2 from the Avaya support site, then install Solaris 10 patch 136892-01 from the Sun support site.

For IR 3.0 on Solaris 10, install the Solaris 10 Patch Cluster for Avaya IR 3.0 Service Pack 2 from the Avaya support site, then install Solaris 10 patch 136892-01 from the Sun support site.

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 - June 12, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - June 18, 2008 - Updated CMS and IR actions and set 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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