AIX 6.1 TL 7 : devices.common.IBM.ib.rte (U859167)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U859167, which is related to the
security of the package devices.common.IBM.ib.rte.

Both 'ibstat' and .arp.ib. commands have security vulnerabilities that
can allow a non-privileged user to run malicious code with privileged
authority.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV43106
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV43827

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69353 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60412
60417

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4011

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