IBM Information for VU#803539

Multiple vendors' Domain Name System (DNS) stub resolvers vulnerable to buffer overflows



Vendor Statement

IBM is vulnerable to the above DNS stub resolver issues in both the 4.3 and 5.1 releases of AIX. A temporary patch is available through an efix pacakge. Efixes are available from See the README file in this directory for additional information on the efixes.

The following APARs will be available in the near future:

    AIX 4.3.3: IY32719
    AIX 5.1.0: IY32746

    Vendor Information

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