AIX 6.1 TL 8 : netstat (IV77037)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86351

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


IBM AIX could allow a local attacker to escalate their privileges to root access through a vulnerability in netstat when a fiber channel adapter is present.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86351

File Name: aix_IV77037.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.2

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/13

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/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: 2015/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4948