AIX 7.1 TL 2 : devices.common.IBM.ib.rte (U857552)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69287


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


The remote host is missing AIX PTF U857552, 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.


Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69287

File Name: aix_U857552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/10

Modified: 2014/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:7.1

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