This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
The remote host is missing AIX PTF U855964, which is related to the
security of the package bos.net.tcp.client.
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 :
Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false