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Secunia Security Advisory 18795

Secunia Security Advisory 18795
Posted Feb 14, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

tags | advisory, denial of service, local
systems | aix
SHA-256 | 04df93d7d230f6d7dce8f99ddc5c79ac3876628f195226f67d5943a996c7982e

Secunia Security Advisory 18795

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TITLE:
AIX Kernel Unspecified Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA18795

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/18795/

CRITICAL:
Not critical

IMPACT:
DoS

WHERE:
Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM:
AIX 5.x
http://secunia.com/product/213/

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

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the AIX
5300-03 unix_mp and unix_64 kernels.

Successful exploitation crashes the system.

The vulnerability affects AIX 5.3 VRMF levels 5.3.0.30 through
5.3.0.33.

SOLUTION:
Apply APARs.
http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/unixservers/aixfixes.html

AIX 5.3.0:
Apply APAR IY79595.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by vendor.

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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