Intrusion Prevention

Sunfire.Type.of.Service.Attack

Description

This threat sends out ICMP ping packets with random Type of Service bits set in the IP portion of the packet. This can crash certain versions of the Sun Fire and Netra controller firmware.

Affected Products

Sun Fire and Netra controller firmware

Impact

Denial of Service, system crash.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue.