[SingCERT] IBM AIX ‘FC SCSI’ Protocol Driver Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Published on Friday, 21 January 2011 00:00
[ Summary ]
IBM AIX is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.
Fixes are available.
[ Affected Systems ]
IBM AIX 6.1 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1 NVD
other versions may also be affected.
[ Impact Analysis ]
IBM AIX is an open standards-based UNIX operating system.
IBM AIX is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs due to an error in the ‘FC SCSI’ protocol driver while deallocating a timer.
Exploits will cause the system to crash, denying service to legitimate users.
[ Solution/Workaround ]
Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more information.
[ Reference ]