AIX 6.1 TL 9 : spectre_meltdown (IJ03030) (Meltdown) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106311

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5715 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5715

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5753 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5753

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5754 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-5754

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ecfba9a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106311

File Name: aix_IJ03030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/25

Modified: 2018/02/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754

IAVA: 2018-A-0019, 2018-A-0020, 2018-A-0044