AIX bind Advisory : bind_advisory11.asc (IV81278) (IV81279) (IV81280) (IV81281) (IV81282)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102123
SynopsisThe remote AIX host has a version of bind installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionA fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.