AIX 7.1 TL 3 : nettcp (IV82412) (SLOTH)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-7575 The TLS
protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a
collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a
ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to
impersonate a TLS server and obtain credentials. IBM AIX does not
require the newest version of TLS by default which could allow a
remote attacker to obtain sensitive information using man in the
middle techniques.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/nettcp_advisory2.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

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

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94178 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7575
CVE-2016-0266

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