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CVE-2007-5804 Detail

Current Description

cfgcon in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly validate the argument to the "-p" option to swcons, which allows local users in the system group to create or overwrite an arbitrary file, and enable world writability of this file, by using the file's name as the argument.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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/cfgcon_ifix.tar Patch
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=611
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26258 Patch
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ03055
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ03061
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX53&path=%2F200710%2FSECURITY%2F20071030%2Fdatafile100405 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38154

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2007-5804
NVD Published Date:
11/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017