IBM Information for VU#17566

sysback makes call to hostname without a fully qualified path specification



Vendor Statement

IBM Corporation

The "hostname" vulnerability in the AIX System Backup & Recovery product was fixed in the sysback.rte release. If the output of "lslpp -l sysback.rte" indicates a previous version, customers should contact the IBM Support Center and obtain the latest version.

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