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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

DB2 discovery service DOS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
A large UDP packet kills the remote service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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 :


Apply FixPack 10a or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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