AIX 6.1 TL 2 : cmsd (IZ62571)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the calendar daemon
library libcsa.a. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability
when the rpc.cmsd calendar daemon is enabled in /etc/inetd.conf.

The successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code as the root user.

The following libraries and executables are vulnerable :

/usr/dt/bin/rpc.cmsd /usr/dt/lib/libcsa.a.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/cmsd_advisory.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64351 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3699

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