AIX 5.3 TL 9 : X11.Dt.ToolTalk (U829416)
High Nessus Plugin ID 42636
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U829416, 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 :
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.