AIX 6.1 TL 8 : tcpdump (IV68950)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81921
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
DescriptionCVE-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.
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SolutionInstall the appropriate interim fix.