AIX 7.1 TL 0 : inet (IV42264)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

If an AIX machine has IPv6 address configured, and if a malformed IPv6
packet in a specific format is sent to that machine, the machine can
hang while processing that packet. The problem can happen only if an
IPv6 address is configured on any of the network interfaces.

See also :

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

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66790 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60348

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3035

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