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CVE-2012-2179 Detail

Current Description

libodm.a in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/libodm_advisory.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV21379 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV21381 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV21382 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV21383 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV22019 Vendor Advisory
http://www.osvdb.org/83133
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027193
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75510

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:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2179
NVD Published Date:
06/22/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017