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CVE-2008-2515 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in iostat in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to an "environment variable handling error."

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://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/iostat_advisory.asc Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020085
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ20635 Patch
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ21506 Patch
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22349 Patch
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22350 Patch
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22351 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29325 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1626/references Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42579
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5424

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-2008-2515
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017