AIX 6.1 TL 6 : socket (IV16603)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63709

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

When socketpair calls are used on the system we could see a crash in socket code path due to the fact that one of the socket is in the free list.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63709

File Name: aix_IV16603.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2013/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2192