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CVE-2008-0509 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in IBM AIX 4.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via a long argument to (1) piox25, related to piox25.c; or (2) piox25remote, related to piox25remote.sh.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27510
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0324
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ13739
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5796

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0509
NVD Published Date:
01/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017