AIX 6.1 TL 9 : lsmcode (IV87794)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94096

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-3053 IBM AIX contains an unspecified vulnerability that would allow a locally authenticated user to obtain root level privileges.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/lsmcode_advisory2.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94096

File Name: aix_IV87794.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/18

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3053