AIX 5.3 TL 0 : reboot (IZ15480)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The reboot command contains a stack based buffer overflow. A local
attacker in the shutdown group may exploit this overflow to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid

The following files are vulnerable :


See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63757 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1601

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