AIX bellmail Advisory : bellmail_advisory2.asc (IV92238) (IV92240) (IV92241) (IV92242) (IV92250)

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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. A local attacker can exploit
this to gain root privileges.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bellmail_advisory2.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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102121 ()

Bugtraq ID: 95891

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1093

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