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IBM AIX FC SCSI Protocol Driver Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-01-20    Last Update:  2011-07-04    Views:  3,562

Secunia Advisory SA42962

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in IBM AIX, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the FC SCSI protocol driver when deallocating a timer and can be exploited to cause a crash.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 7.1, 6.1, and 5.3.


Solution:
Apply APAR (please see the vendor's advisory for more information).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
IBM (IZ92478, IZ98112, IZ98359, IZ98327, IZ92879, IZ93616, IZ93692, IZ93397):
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ92478
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ98112
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ98359
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ98327
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ92879
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ93616
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ93692
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ93397

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