AIX 5.3 TL 0 : nddstat (IZ17059)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The nddstat family of commands contains an environment variable
handling error. A local attacker may exploit this error to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges because the commands are setuid

The following files are vulnerable :

/usr/sbin/atmstat /usr/sbin/entstat /usr/sbin/fddistat
/usr/sbin/hdlcstat /usr/sbin/tokstat.

See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64318 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1599

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