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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DB2 discovery service DOS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
A large UDP packet kills the remote service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote service is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to crash the DB2 UDP-based discovery listener on the
remote host by sending it a packet with more than 20 bytes. An
unauthenticated attacker may use this attack to make this service
crash continuously, thereby denying service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/338234/30/0/threaded
http://www.nessus.org/u?8d0c33a1

Solution:

Apply FixPack 10a or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 8653

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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