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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3982

The Fibre Channel driver for QLogic adapters in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1 does not properly handle DMA resource limitations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via vectors that generate a large amount of DMA I/O, related to a deadlock in timer processing across CPUs.
Publish Date : 2011-10-04 Last Update Date : 2012-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3982

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 2

- References For CVE-2011-3982

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94222
AIXAPAR IZ94222
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94383
AIXAPAR IZ94383
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94593
AIXAPAR IZ94593
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94675
AIXAPAR IZ94675
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ96761
AIXAPAR IZ96761
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0275
VUPEN ADV-2011-0275
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0691
VUPEN ADV-2011-0691
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/67292
XF ibm-aix-fibre-channel-dos(67292)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3982

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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