DB2 Discovery Service Malformed UDP Packet Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote service is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to crash the DB2 UDP-based discovery listener on the
remote host by sending it a packet with more than 20 bytes. An
unauthenticated attacker may use this attack to make this service
crash continuously, thereby denying service to legitimate users.

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Solution :

Apply FixPak 10a or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 11896 (db2_discovery_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8653

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0827