AIX 7.1 TL 3 : bos.rte.lvm (U865854)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83878

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U865854, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.lvm.

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

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV67908

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83878

File Name: aix_U865854.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/29

Modified: 2018/07/17

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:7.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8904

BID: 73209