AIX 6.1 TL 1 : at (IZ43458)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63780

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

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 :

/usr/bin/at.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63780

File Name: aix_IZ43458.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:6.1

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