AIX 5.2 TL 0 : muxatmd (IZ48495)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The muxatmd 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 file is 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: 63782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1355

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now