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CVE-2007-4798 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in invscout in Inventory Scout in invscout.rte in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 allows local users to delete system files that have names matching the final substring of a hostname alias, as demonstrated by hostnames ending in "unix".

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/10/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25556 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3059
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY98506 Patch
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=3846 Patch
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=3847 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36447

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4798
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017