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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX ICMP Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026742
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-1385   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 25 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM AIX. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted ICMP packet to cause the target service to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

5.3.12: APAR IV03369
6.1.5: APAR IV13672
6.1.6: APAR IV13554
6.1.7: APAR IV07188
7.1.0: APAR IV04695
7.1.1: APAR IV08255

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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