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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2003-0696
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:35:00
Published 20 Jan 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0696

Summary

The getipnodebyname() API in AIX 5.1 and 5.2 does not properly close sockets, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion).

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ibm Aix 5.1

  • Ibm Aix 5.2


References

BID - 8738

CONFIRM - https://techsupport.services.ibm.com/server/pseries.subscriptionSvcs?mode=7&heading=AIX51&topic=SECURITY&month=200310&label=getipnodebyname%28%29+API+does+not+close+sockets.&date=20031001&bulletin=datafile150755&embed=true

XF - aix-sendmail-getipnodebyname-dos(13328)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:00