AIX 7.1 TL 3 : pconsole (IV93624)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99918

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-0266 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-0266 IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1, and 7.2 and VIOS 2.2.x do not default to the latest TLS version, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/pconsole_advisory2.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99918

File Name: aix_IV93624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.7

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

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: 2016/12/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0266