AIX 5.3 TL 12 : pconsole (IV89386)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93821

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


A directory traversal vulnerability in the Eclipse Help component shipped by Tivoli Lightweight Infrastructure (LWI) allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted URL. This vulnerability affects IBM System Director Console for AIX (pconsole) and Web Based System Management Remote Client (WebSM Remote).


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93821

File Name: aix_IV89386.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/03

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6038