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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-1596
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:07:19
Published 31 Mar 2008 07:44:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-1596

Summary

Trusted Execution in IBM AIX 6.1 uses an incorrect pathname argument in a call to the trustchk_block_write function, which might allow local users to modify trusted files, related to missing checks in the TSD_FILES_LOCK policy for modifications performed via hard links, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-6680.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ibm Aix 5.2

  • Ibm Aix 5.3

  • Ibm Aix 6.1


References

BID - 28467

CONFIRM - http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4155

CONFIRM - http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4154

CONFIRM - http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4153

VUPEN - ADV-2008-0865

AIXAPAR - IZ13418

SECTRACK - 1019606


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:36