AIX 5.3 TL 12 : ptrace (IV59675)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73843
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
DescriptionIBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the ptrace() function. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a system crash.
SolutionInstall the appropriate interim fix.