AIX 7.2 : bos.net.tcp.bind_utils (U870384)
High Nessus Plugin ID 91238
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U870384, which is related to the security of the package bos.net.tcp.bind_utils.
ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in db.c when parsing incoming responses. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger a REQUIRE assertion failure and cause a denial of service.
ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper bounds checking in apl_42.c. By sending specially crafted Address Prefix List (APL) data, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an INSIST assertion failure and cause the named process to terminate.
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.