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CVE-2009-2669 Detail

Current Description

A certain debugging component in IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1 does not properly handle the (1) _LIB_INIT_DBG and (2) _LIB_INIT_DBG_FILE environment variables, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a setuid-root program to create an arbitrary root-owned file with world-writable permissions, related to libC.a (aka the XL C++ runtime library) in AIX 5.3 and libc.a in AIX 6.1.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/libC_advisory.asc Vendor Advisory 
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=815
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56203 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56204 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56205 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56206 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35934 Patch 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2151

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2669
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2009
Source:
MITRE