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CVE-2008-1593 Detail

Current Description

The checkpoint and restart feature in the kernel in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 does not properly protect kernel memory, which allows local users to read and modify portions of memory and gain privileges via unspecified vectors involving a restart of a 64-bit process, probably related to the as_getadsp64 function.

Source:  MITRE
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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
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019606
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ11820
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ12794
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ16992
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ17111
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28467 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0865
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4153
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4154
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4155
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4595

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1593
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017