AIX rmsock Advisory : rmsock_advisory2.asc (IJ06904) (IJ06905) (IJ06906) (IJ06907) (IJ06908) (IJ06934) (IJ06935)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 110777

Synopsis

The remote AIX host has a version of the rmsock command installed that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

The version of the rmsock command installed on the remote AIX host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. An unauthenticated, local attacker can exploit this and potentially expose kernel memory.

Solution

A fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/rmsock_advisory2.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 110777

File Name: aix_rmsock2_advisory.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/28

Modified: 2018/06/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1655

BID: 104542

IAVA: 2018-A-0199