AIX 7.1 TL 1 : large_send (IV14211)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ff27e272

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64304 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0194

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