AIX 5.3 TL 6 : devices.common.IBM.atm.rte (U822017)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39626

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U822017, which is related to the security of the package devices.common.IBM.atm.rte.

The muxatmd command contains a buffer which can overflow. A local attacker may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid root.

The following file is vulnerable :

/usr/sbin/muxatmd.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ48496

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39626

File Name: aix_U822017.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/09

Modified: 2013/03/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1355

CWE: 119