AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bos.net.tcp.server (U863668) (Bar Mitzvah)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U863668, which is related to the
security of the package bos.net.tcp.server.

Product could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information,
caused by a design error when using the SSLv3 protocol. A remote user
with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could exploit
this vulnerability via a POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy
Encryption) attack to decrypt SSL sessions and access the plaintext of
encrypted connections.

See also :

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV73976
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV74927

Solution :

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87185 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2808

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