AIX 7.1 TL 1 : X11.base.rte (U860766)
High Nessus Plugin ID 77379
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U860766, which is related to the security of the package X11.base.rte.
Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText request that triggers memory-allocation failure.
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.