AIX 6.1 TL 9 : xorg (IJ11000)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119626
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Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-14665 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-14665 X.Org X server could allow a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by improper validation of command line parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the -modulepath argument or the -logfile argument to overwrite arbitrary files and execute unprivileged code on the system.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/xorg_advisory3.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119626

File Name: aix_IJ11000.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 12/13/2018

Updated: 4/25/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

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: 12/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/11/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Xorg X11 Server SUID logfile Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14665