AIX bellmail Advisory : bellmail_advisory.asc (IV91006) (IV91007) (IV91008) (IV91010) (IV91011)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host has a version of bellmail installed that is
affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of bellmail installed on the remote AIX host is affected
by a privilege escalation vulnerability due the use of insecure
permissions. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted command, to gain root privileges.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bellmail_advisory.asc

Solution :

A fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102120 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94979

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8972

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