AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bos.mp64 (U861576)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77412


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


The remote host is missing AIX PTF U861576, which is related to the security of the package bos.mp64.

IBM AIX is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the ptrace() function. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a system crash.


Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77412

File Name: aix_U861576.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/28

Modified: 2014/08/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0930