AIX 5.3 TL 7 : at (IZ43454)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63776


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


The at command does not drop permissions when reading certain files. A local attacker may exploit this error to read any file on the system because the command is setuid root.

The following file is vulnerable :



Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63776

File Name: aix_IZ43454.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2013/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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: 2009/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0536

CWE: 264