AIX 7.2 TL 2 : aixbase (IJ02729)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106686


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description 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.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106686

File Name: aix_IJ02729.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/09

Updated: 2018/06/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.2

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