Informix Server Global Security Kit SSL/TLS DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Informix server ships with a version of IBM's Global
Security kit (GSKit) library that has a denial of service vulnerability
in the SSL/TLS handshake processing code.

Note that this plugin only checks the version of IBM Informix Server,
and GSKit. It does not check for the presence of any workaround.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f0dfded
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21660436

Solution :

Upgrade the Informix server or apply the correct GSKit patch per the
vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 72118 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64249

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6329