AIX 6.1 : bos.mp64 (U818843)
High Nessus Plugin ID 33334
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U818843, which is related to the security of the package bos.mp64.
The AIX kernel contains a buffer which can overflow. A local attacker may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode or create a denial of service by causing an unexpected system halt.
The following files are vulnerable :
/usr/lib/boot/unix_64 /usr/lib/boot/unix_mp /usr/lib/boot/unix_up.
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.