AIX 5.2 TL 10 : devices.common.IBM.atm.rte (U827249)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39831


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


The remote host is missing AIX PTF U827249, 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 :



Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39831

File Name: aix_U827249.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/17

Modified: 2013/03/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:5.2

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