AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bos.net.tcp.server (U854646)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U854646, which is related to the
security of the package bos.net.tcp.server.

If specific combinations of RDATA are loaded into a nameserver, either
via cache or an authoritative zone, a subsequent query for a related
record will cause named to lock up.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV30365

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65709 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5166

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