AIX 5.3 TL 0 : errpt (IZ22346)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The errpt 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 files are vulnerable :


See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63767 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2514

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