AIX 7.1 TL 0 : syscall (IV22696)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63728

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

A kernel extension call is exported to user space without proper sanity checks causing a system crash.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63728

File Name: aix_IV22696.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:7.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0723