AIX 5.3 TL 12 : pconsole (IV89386)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

A directory traversal vulnerability in the Eclipse Help component
shipped by Tivoli Lightweight Infrastructure (LWI) allows remote
attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted URL. This
vulnerability affects IBM System Director Console for AIX (pconsole)
and Web Based System Management Remote Client (WebSM Remote).

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pconsole_advisory.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93821 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6038

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