AIX 7.1 : (U848205)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U848205, which is related to the
security of the package

AIX could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, caused
by an error when the TCP large send offload option is enabled on a
network interface. By sending a specially crafted sequence of packets,
an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a kernel panic.

See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72845 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0194