AIX 6.1 TL 6 : bos.rte.filesystem (U855520)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 65712
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe remote host is missing AIX PTF U855520, 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.
SolutionInstall the appropriate missing security-related fix.