AIX 5.3 TL 7 : pioout (IZ10842)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

Buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist in the 'printers.rte' fileset
commands listed below. A local attacker may execute arbitrary code
with root privileges because the commands are setuid root.

The following commands are vulnerable :

/usr/lib/lpd/pio/etc/pioout The fix for piomkpq for IZ01121 and
IZ01122 was not included with this fix package, therefore it has been
repackged and included as described below. A local attacker who is a
member of the printq group may execute arbitrary code with root
privileges because the piomkpq command is setuid root. The following
command is vulnerable: /usr/lib/lpd/pio/etc/piomkpq.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pioout_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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64312 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5764

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