AIX 7.1 TL 2 : tcpdump (IV68951)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81922


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


CVE-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.

Please see following for more information :


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81922

File Name: aix_IV68951.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/19

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8769