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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2005-0240
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:45:43
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-0240

Summary

Format string vulnerability in chdev on IBM AIX 5.2 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a command line argument, which is not properly handled when printing an error message.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ibm Aix 5.2


References

XF - aix-chdev-format-string(19244)

IDEFENSE - 20050207 IBM AIX chdev Local Format String Vulnerability

AIXAPAR - IY67654

AIXAPAR - IY67455


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:44