IBM AIX TCP Large Send Denial of Service Vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is running a version of IBM AIX that is affected by
a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of IBM AIX that could allow a
remote attacker to cause a denial of service, due to 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.

Note that this plugin requires RFC 1323 to be enabled on the remote

See also :

Solution :

Apply the fixes as described in the vendor's advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 59917 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51864

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0194

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