OBSOLETE Patch-ID# 117470-09
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Keywords: security tcp tcp.h system hang loop tcp ip packet icmp error
Synopsis: Obsoleted by: 119435-20 SunOS 5.9_x86: tcp Patch
Install Requirements: After installing this patch on an active boot environment, the system will be in a potentially inconsistent state until a reboot is performed. Unless
otherwise specified in the Special Install Instructions below, it is normally safe to apply further patches prior to initiating the reboot due to the relatively small footprint of the patch utilities. Normal operations must not be resumed until after the reboot is performed.
Use Single User Mode (run level S) when installing this patch on an active boot environment. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.
Solaris Release: 9_x86
SunOS Release: 5.9_x86
Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 118305
Topic: SunOS 5.9_x86: tcp Patch
Relevant Architectures: i386
Bugs fixed with this patch:
Changes incorporated in this version: 6521112
Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:
Patches which conflict with this patch:
Patches required with this patch: 117172-17 (or greater)
Obsoleted by: 119435-20
Files included with this patch:
6521112 data corruption may occur when packet with invalid timestamp value is sent
6395540 system hangs when we send one urgent Byte beyond zero send window
4708720 TCP/UDP make unwarranted ICMP M_CTL assumptions
5084452 ICMP can snipe away incipient TCP connections
6354773 some changes made by 5084452 do not work with x86
4511681 TCP vulnerable to Denial Of Service via "ACK storm"
6276464 reads on a tcp endpoint with synchronous streams can return extents of the input buffer unmodified
6259389 race condition between cl_tcp_walk_list() and connection establishment
5094229 driver hangs when accessing tt_open
4846184 slow receiving process causes timer based ACKing
5089150 binding to a port which has already been bound may incorrectly succeed
Patch Installation Instructions:
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
For Solaris 7-10 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions. The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
example# patchrm 104945-02
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.
Special Install Instructions:
NOTE: To get the complete fix for bug 4708720 (TCP/UDP make unwarranted
ICMP M_CTL assumptions), please also install the following patch:
114859-03 (or greater) udp patch
README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012