AIX 5.3 TL 12 : bind9 (IV22625)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63724


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


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


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63724

File Name: aix_IV22625.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2013/01/24

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1667