AIX 6.1 TL 8 : devices.common.IBM.ib.rte (U855978)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69286

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U855978, which is related to the security of the package devices.common.IBM.ib.rte.

Both 'ibstat' and .arp.ib. commands have security vulnerabilities that can allow a non-privileged user to run malicious code with privileged authority.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV43580

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV43826

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69286

File Name: aix_U855978.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/10

Modified: 2014/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/03

Exploitable With

Metasploit (ibstat $PATH Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4011

BID: 60412, 60417