AIX 6.1 TL 6 : icmp (IV13820)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

There is an error in the handling of a particular ICMP packet in which
a remote user can cause a denial of service.

Note: The ifixes provided also contain the fix for CVE-2012-0194 since
they affect the same fileset.

See the following for CVE-2012-0194:
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/large_send_a
dvisory.asc.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/icmp_advisory.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64301 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1385
CVE-2012-0194

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