AIX 6.1 TL 7 : ptrace (IV59045)

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

Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

IBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in
the ptrace() function. A local attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a system crash.

See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73840 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0930

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