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CVE-2012-4833 Detail

Description

fuser in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1, and VIOS 2.2.1.4-FP-25 SP-02, does not properly restrict the -k option, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes via a crafted command line.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/01/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/fuser_advisory.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28151
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28749
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28754
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28756
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55726
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027586
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78907

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4833
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017