AIX 6.1 TL 8 : tcpdump (IV68950)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

CVE-2014-8769 tcpdump is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by
the improper handling of input by the application decoder for the Ad
hoc On-Demand Distance Vector (AODV) protocol. By sending
specially-crafted data, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

Please see following for more information :

See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81921 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8769

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