AIX 5.3 TL 0 : lsmcode (IZ15100)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The lsmcode command contains an environment variable handling error. A
local attacker may exploit this error to execute arbitrary code with
root privileges because the command is setuid root.

The following files are vulnerable :

/usr/sbin/lsmcode.

See also :

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

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63754 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1600

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