AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bos.mp64 (U861576)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77412
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U861576, which is related to the security of the package bos.mp64.
IBM 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 missing security-related fix.