AIX 7.1 TL 5 : lscore (IJ36805)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156602


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description IBM AIX could allow a non-privileged local user to exploit a vulnerability in the lscore command which could lead to code execution.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156602

File Name: aix_IJ36805.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 1/11/2022

Updated: 4/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-38991


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

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