IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms CICS Listener Crafted CICSAS eci Response Timeout DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 35743


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by an unspecified vulnerability.


The version of IBM TXSeries installed on the remote host reportedly waits for a 'forcepurge' acknowledgement from a CICS Application Server after an 'eci' response timeout. A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to leverage this issue to cause a denial of service or have some other unspecified impact.


Apply the recommended Interim Fix.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35743

File Name: txseries_6_2_if7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/02/27

Modified: 2016/05/06

Dependencies: 10456, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0505

BID: 33883

OSVDB: 56370