AIX 5.2 TL 10 : X11.Dt.ToolTalk (U827247)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U827247, which is related to the
security of the package X11.Dt.ToolTalk.

There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the ToolTalk library
libtt.a. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability when the
rpc.ttdbserver is enabled in /etc/inetd.conf.

The successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code as the root user.

The following libraries and executables are vulnerable :

/usr/dt/lib/libtt.a /usr/dt/bin/rpc.ttdbserver.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ52842

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39829 (aix_U827247.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2727

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