AIX bind Advisory : bind_advisory11.asc (IV81278) (IV81279) (IV81280) (IV81281) (IV81282)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host has a version of bind installed that is affected
by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of bind installed on the remote AIX host is affected by
a denial of service vulnerability due to improper handling of certain
string formatting options. An authenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this, via a malformed Address Prefix List (APL) record, to
cause an INSIST assertion failure and daemon exit.

See also :

Solution :

A fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102123 ()

Bugtraq ID: 81329

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8704

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