AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bos.rte.security (U838721)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65473
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U838721, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.security.
AIX could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the getpwnam() function when customer extended LDAP user filtering is configured. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain lateral or elevated privileges on the system.
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.