IBM AIX FC SCSI protocol driver denial of service
|ibm-aix-fcscsi-dos (64817)||Medium Risk|
IBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the FC SCSI protocol driver when deallocating a timer. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Refer to IBM APAR IZ92478 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- IBM APAR IZ92478: FC SCSI PROTOCOL DRIVER CAUSES SYSTEM CRASH.
- BID-45931: IBM AIX 'FC SCSI' Protocol Driver Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0637: The FC SCSI protocol driver in IBM AIX 6.1 does not verify that a timer is unused before deallocating this timer, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors.
- OSVDB ID: 70519: IBM AIX FC SCSI Protocol Driver Timer Deallocation Local DoS
- SA42962: IBM AIX FC SCSI Protocol Driver Denial of Service Vulnerability
- IBM AIX 6.1
Jan 19, 2011
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