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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-1201
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:14:03
Published 28 Oct 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



IBM AIX 4.3.3 and AIX 5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or crash) via a flood of malformed TCP packets without any flags set, which prevents AIX from releasing the associated memory buffers.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ibm Aix 4.3.3

  • Ibm Aix 5


CERT-VN - VU#102345

BID - 5925

XF - aix-tcp-flood-dos(10326)

BUGTRAQ - 20021009 Flood ACK packets cause AIX DoS


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:14