AIX 7.1 TL 2 : bind (IV78094)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the exit of a
validating resolver due to an assertion failure in buffer.c. By
parsing a malformed DNSSEC key, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory9.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim 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: 86767 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5722

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