AIX bellmail Advisory : bellmail_advisory.asc (IV91006) (IV91007) (IV91008) (IV91010) (IV91011)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102120
SynopsisThe remote AIX host has a version of bellmail installed that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of bellmail installed on the remote AIX host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due the use of insecure permissions. A local attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted command, to gain root privileges.
SolutionA fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.