AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bos.rte.lvm (U865862)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83879

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U865862, 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=isg1IV67907

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83879

File Name: aix_U865862.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/29

Modified: 2015/05/29

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:6.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8904