AIX 5.3 TL 0 : ps (IZ12745)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

An information leak exists in the 'bos.rte.control' fileset commands
listed below. A local attacker may access sensitive information for
arbitrary processes.

The following commands are vulnerable :

/usr/bin/ps.

See also :

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

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim 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: 63753 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0589

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