Informix Server GSKit 7.x < 126.96.36.199 / 8.0.50.x < 188.8.131.52 SSL CPU Utilization DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 80477
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Informix server ships with a version of IBM's Global Security kit (GSKit) library that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted SSL request to cause the host to become unresponsive.
SolutionUpgrade the Informix server or apply the correct GSKit patch per the vendor advisory.