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CVE-2008-1597 Detail

Current Description

The WPAR system call implementation in the kernel in IBM AIX 6.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service via unknown calls that trigger "undefined behavior."

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=isg1IZ13346 Patch
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ13392 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0865
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4153 Patch
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4154 Patch
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4155 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6198

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1597
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017