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CVE-2006-4416 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the mkvg command in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the path to point to a malicious (1) chdev, (2) mkboot, (3) varyonvg, or (4) varyoffvg program.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/28/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/README
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016920
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19708
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20197
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3389
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3770
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY88699
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY88722
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY88737
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29165

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4416
NVD Published Date:
08/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017