Solaris contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered by an error when attempting to quit telnet, which will cause inetd to not be terminated properly. This will cause an infinite loop and a saturation of processes, which will result in loss of availability for the system.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Availability
Patch / RCS
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sun has released a patch to address this vulnerability:
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