AIX 6.1 TL 8 : bos.mp64 (U862133)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U862133, which is related to the
security of the package bos.mp64.

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 :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV58948

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77413 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0930

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