AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bind9 (IV22555)

high Nessus Plugin ID 63721

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

Adding records to BIND with zero length rdata fields could result in memory disclosure to client, data corruption or system crash.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind9_advisory4.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63721

File Name: aix_IV22555.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 1/24/2013

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1667