AIX 5.3 TL 6 : bos.rte.control (U816674)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65392
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U816674, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.control.
The reboot command contains a stack based buffer overflow. A local attacker in the shutdown group may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid root.
The following files are vulnerable :
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.