The IP implementation in Sun Solaris 8 through 10, and OpenSolaris
before snv_82, uses an improper arena when allocating minor numbers
for sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service
(32-bit application failure and login outage) by opening a large
number of sockets.
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MLIST:[onnv-notify] 20081011 6507173 Sockets should allocate minor numbers from higher order arena
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