AIX 5.3 TL 12 : variant4 (IJ05826) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109957

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-3639 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-3639

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/variant4_advisory.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109957

File Name: aix_IJ05826.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2018/05/23

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639