AIX 5.1 : IY40501

critical Nessus Plugin ID 14612
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

The remote host is missing AIX Critical Security Patch number IY40501 (SECURITY: buffer overflow in sendmail).

You should install this patch for your system to be up-to-date.

Solution

http://www-912.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 14612

File Name: aix_IY40501.nasl

Version: 1.15

Published: 9/1/2004

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1337