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Vulnerability Assessment Details

AIX 5.1 : IY55790

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for patch IY55790

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing AIX Critical Security Patch number IY55790
(SECURITY: Symlink vulnerability in console commands).

You should install this patch for your system to be up-to-date.

Solution : http://www-912.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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