AIX 7.1 TL 3 : bos.rte.control (U862099)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79063

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U862099, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.control.

Libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the expansion of internal entities within the xmlParserHandlePEReference().

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV62450

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79063

File Name: aix_U862099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/10

Modified: 2015/04/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

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

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: 2014/07/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0191