AIX OpenSSL Advisory : openssl_advisory22.asc
High Nessus Plugin ID 107229
SynopsisThe remote AIX host has a version of OpenSSL installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of OpenSSL installed on the remote AIX host is affected by an error when processing ALERT packets during an SSL handshake. By sending specially-crafted plain-text ALERT packets, a remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
SolutionA fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.