AIX 7.1 TL 0 : socket (IV21131)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

When socketpair calls are used on the system we could see a crash in
socket code path due to the fact that one of the socket is in the free
list.

See also :

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

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

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

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63718 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2192

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