AIX 7.1 TL 3 : sysproc (IV91488)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96881


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description IBM AIX allows a local user to open a file with a specially crafted argument that would crash the system.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96881

File Name: aix_IV91488.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/31

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

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


Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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: 2017/01/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8944