AIX 7.1 TL 4 : lquerylv (IV87640)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94442

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6079 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6079 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/lquerylv_advisory.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94442

File Name: aix_IV87640.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/01

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6079