AIX bind Advisory : bind_advisory15.asc (IV93361) (IV93362) (IV93363) (IV93365) (IV93366) (IV93403)

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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 a flaw that is triggered during
the handling of a specially crafted answer packet in a response to an
RTYPE ANY query. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this
to cause an assertion failure and daemon exit.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102127 ()

Bugtraq ID: 95386

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9131

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