AIX 7.2 TL 4 : lscore (IJ36806)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156599

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-38991 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-38991 IBM AIX could allow a non-privileged local user to exploit a vulnerability in the lscore command which could lead to code execution.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156599

File Name: aix_IJ36806.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/11/2022

Updated: 1/24/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-38991

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-38991