AIX 5.3 TL 0 : ps (IZ12745)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63753

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

An information leak exists in the 'bos.rte.control' fileset commands listed below. A local attacker may access sensitive information for arbitrary processes.

The following commands are vulnerable :

/usr/bin/ps.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63753

File Name: aix_IZ12745.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:C/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0589

CWE: 200