AIX 5.3 TL 12 : lvm (IV68070)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80499

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

The running of lquerylv command with variable DBGCMD_LQUERYLV set may allow a local user to gain root privileges.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/lvm_advisory.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80499

File Name: aix_IV68070.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/14

Modified: 2015/03/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8904

BID: 73209