AIX 6.1 : bos.rte.cron (U823854)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U823854, which is related to the
security of the package bos.rte.cron.

The at command does not drop permissions when reading certain files. A
local attacker may exploit this error to read any file on the system
because the command is setuid root.

The following file is vulnerable :

/usr/bin/at.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ43457

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39032 (aix_U823854.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0536

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