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CVE-2008-1594 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly handle resizing JFS2 filesystems on concurrent volume groups spread across multiple nodes, which allows local users of one node to cause a denial of service (remote node crash) by using chfs or lreducelv to reduce a filesystem's size.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
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://securitytracker.com/id?1019606
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ04946
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ04953
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ05246
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%3A5434

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1594
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017