AIX 6.1 TL 0 : pioout (IZ10844)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64313


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


Buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist in the 'printers.rte' fileset commands listed below. A local attacker may execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the commands are setuid root.

The following commands are vulnerable :

/usr/lib/lpd/pio/etc/pioout The fix for piomkpq for IZ01121 and IZ01122 was not included with this fix package, therefore it has been repackged and included as described below. A local attacker who is a member of the printq group may execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the piomkpq command is setuid root. The following command is vulnerable: /usr/lib/lpd/pio/etc/piomkpq.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64313

File Name: aix_IZ10844.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/01/30

Modified: 2013/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/01/22

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5764

CWE: 119