AIX 6.1 TL 0 : powerha (IV76943) (deprecated)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85943
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This plugin has been deprecated.


IBM PowerHA SystemMirror has a systems management feature (CSPOC) which includes an option to allow users to change their password cluster-wide. Once added to this list, a non-root user may be able to exploit a vulnerability in one of the scripts shipped with the product to switch user (su) to the root user.

This plugin has been deprecated and replaced with aix_powerha_advisory.nasl (plugin ID 94674) to more accurately check for multiple potential fixes.



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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85943

File Name: aix_IV76943.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 9/16/2015

Updated: 11/10/2016

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5005