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CVE-2008-2514 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in errpt in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown attack vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/errpt_advisory.asc
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020084
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ19905
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ21494
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22346
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22347
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22348
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29323
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1626/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42578
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5629

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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.2
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 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3
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 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2514
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017