AIX 5.3 TL 6 : bos.rte.control (U816674)

2013-03-13T00:00:00
ID AIX_U816674.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2013-03-14T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing AIX PTF U816674, which is related to the security of the package bos.rte.control.

The reboot command contains a stack based buffer overflow. A local attacker in the shutdown group may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid root.

The following files are vulnerable :

/usr/sbin/reboot.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were extracted
# from AIX Security PTF U816674. The text itself is copyright (C)
# International Business Machines Corp.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(65392);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.1 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2013/03/14 01:14:39 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-1601");

  script_name(english:"AIX 5.3 TL 6 : bos.rte.control (U816674)");
  script_summary(english:"Check for PTF U816674");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"The remote host is missing AIX PTF U816674, which is related to the
security of the package bos.rte.control.

The reboot command contains a stack based buffer overflow. A local
attacker in the shutdown group may exploit this overflow to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid
root.

The following files are vulnerable :

/usr/sbin/reboot."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15480"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Install the appropriate missing security-related fix."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cwe_id(119);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2008/02/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/02/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2013/03/13");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"AIX Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/AIX/oslevel", "Host/AIX/version", "Host/AIX/lslpp");

  exit(0);
}



include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("aix.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/AIX/version") ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "AIX");
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/AIX/lslpp") ) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

flag = 0;

if ( aix_check_patch(ml:"530006", patch:"U816674", package:"bos.rte.control.5.3.0.66") < 0 ) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:aix_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");