AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bos.rte.filesystem (U854603)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 65707

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U854603, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.filesystem.

IBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper restrictions on the fuser command. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability via the -k argument to kill a process of another user.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28749

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 65707

File Name: aix_U854603.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/03/28

Modified: 2013/03/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.1

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4833