AIX 7.1 : bos.net.tcp.client (U858320)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69310

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U858320, which is related to the security of the package bos.net.tcp.client.

AIX system set up with stock sendmail will run arbitrary code through a users .forward. This apples to sendmail_ssl and sendmail_nossl.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV22964

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69310

File Name: aix_U858320.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/13

Modified: 2013/08/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2200