Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2009-2972 First vendor Publication 2009-08-27
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-09-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

in.lpd in the print service in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors that trigger a "fork()/exec() bomb."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2972

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6225
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6225
Title: A Security Vulnerability in the Solaris Print Service (in.lpd(1M)) May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition
Description: in.lpd in the print service in Sun Solaris 8 and 9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via unspecified vectors that trigger a "fork()/exec() bomb."
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-2972
Version: 1
Platform(s): Sun Solaris 8
Sun Solaris 9
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 4

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
57372 Solaris Print Service (in.lpd(1M)) Unspecified Remote DoS

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2009-09-03 IAVM : 2009-T-0048 - Sun Solaris Print Service Vulnerability
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0019905

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-07-12 Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 109320-22
File : solaris8_109320.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-07-12 Name : The remote host is missing Sun Security Patch number 109321-22
File : solaris8_x86_109321.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36148
CONFIRM http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-109320-23-1
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/36445
SUNALERT http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264608-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2417

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