vulnerability alert 12231
AIX 6, AIX 7: two vulnerabilities
Synthesis of the vulnerability
Two vulnerabilities have been announced in AIX.Impacted products: AIX
2827, 2828, VIGILANCE-VUL-12231.
Description of the vulnerability
Two vulnerabilities have been announced in AIX.
An attacker can trigger a symbol resolution from a shared symbol table for 64 bits program, in order to crash the system. [severity:2/4]
IOCP is a feature from AIX that allow applications to use asynchronous input/output. An attacker can manage a connection while using IOCP, in order to crash the system. One of the requirements is that the application must close the connection while the system is receiving data. [severity:2/4]Complete Vigil@nce bulletin....
Share this bulletin
Computer vulnerabilities tracking service
Vigil@nce provides an application vulnerability watch
. The technology watch team tracks security threats targeting the computer system. The Vigil@nce team tracks computer vulnerabilities impacting systems and applications. Each administrator can customize the list of products for which he wants to receive vulnerability alerts.