AIX 6.1 TL 8 : bos.net.tcp.client (U855964)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69285

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

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.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV42124

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69285

File Name: aix_U855964.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/10

Modified: 2013/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/oslevel, Host/AIX/version, Host/AIX/lslpp

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3035

BID: 60348