IBM Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in lquerylv in LVM impacts AIX (CVE-2016-6079)

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There is a vulnerability in lquerylv in LVM that impacts AIX.

CVE(s): CVE-2016-6079

Affected product(s) and affected version(s):

         AIX 5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2
        VIOS 2.2.x

        The following fileset levels are vulnerable:
        key_fileset = aix

        Fileset                 Lower Level  Upper Level KEY 
        bos.rte.lvm       key_w_fs
        bos.rte.lvm      key_w_fs
        bos.rte.lvm       key_w_fs
        bos.rte.lvm        key_w_fs
        bos.rte.lvm        key_w_fs
        Note:  To find out whether the affected filesets are installed 
        on your systems, refer to the lslpp command found in the AIX
        user's guide.

        Example:  lslpp -L | grep -i bos.rte.lvm 

Refer to the following reference URLs for remediation and additional vulnerability details:
Source Bulletin:
X-Force Database:

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