AIX 6.1 TL 5 : bos.mp64 (U842593)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65477


The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The remote host is missing AIX PTF U842593, which is related to the security of the package bos.mp64.

Some WPAR specific system calls may cause undefined behavior, possibly resulting in a denial of service.


Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65477

File Name: aix_U842593.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/03/14

Modified: 2013/04/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1375

BID: 50670