AIX 5.3 TL 6 : devices.common.IBM.atm.rte (U822017)

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 U822017, which is related to the
security of the package devices.common.IBM.atm.rte.

The muxatmd command contains a buffer which can overflow. A local
attacker may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code with root
privileges because the command is setuid root.

The following file is vulnerable :


See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39626 (aix_U822017.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1355

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