CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-4018

Published: Sep 11, 2008 | Modified: Sep 29, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

swcons in bos.rte.console in IBM AIX 5.2.0 through 6.1.1 allows local users in the system group to create or overwrite an arbitrary file, and establish weak permissions and root ownership for this file, via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this can be leveraged to gain privileges. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-5805.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Aix Ibm 5.2 5.2
Aix Ibm 5.3 5.3
Aix Ibm 6.1 6.1

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