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CVE-2008-1596 Detail

Current Description

Trusted Execution in IBM AIX 6.1 uses an incorrect pathname argument in a call to the trustchk_block_write function, which might allow local users to modify trusted files, related to missing checks in the TSD_FILES_LOCK policy for modifications performed via hard links, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-6680.

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

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=isg1IZ13418
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (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-2008-1596
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011