AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bos.net.tcp.server (U863668) (Bar Mitzvah)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87185

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U863668, which is related to the security of the package bos.net.tcp.server.

Product could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a design error when using the SSLv3 protocol. A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could exploit this vulnerability via a POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) attack to decrypt SSL sessions and access the plaintext of encrypted connections.

Solution

Install the appropriate missing security-related fix.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV73976

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV74927

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87185

File Name: aix_U863668.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.1

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/04

Updated: 2015/12/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

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: 2015/06/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2808