AIX 7.1 TL 5 : aixbase (IJ02727)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106685

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-1383 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-1383 A software logic bug creates a vulnerability in an AIX 6.1, 7.1, and 7.2 daemon which could allow a user with root privileges on one system, to obtain root access on another machine.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106685

File Name: aix_IJ02727.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/09

Modified: 2018/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1383