AIX 7.1 TL 1 : bos.rte.filesystem (U854868)

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


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U854868, which is related to the
security of the package bos.rte.filesystem.

IBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper
restrictions on the fuser command. A local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability via the -k argument to kill a process of another user.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28756

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66277 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4833

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