AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bellmail (IV91006) (deprecated)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95930

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8972 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8972 IBM AIX could allow a local user to gain root privileges using a specially crafted command within the bellmail client.

This plugin has been deprecated to better accommodate iFix supersedence with replacement plugin aix_bellmail_advisory.nasl (plugin id 102120).

Solution

n/a

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95930

File Name: aix_IV91006.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/20

Modified: 2017/08/03

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:6.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8972