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CVE-2012-4845 Detail

Current Description

The FTP client in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1, and VIOS 2.2.1.4-FP-25 SP-02, does not properly manage privileges in an RBAC environment, which allows attackers to bypass intended file-read restrictions by leveraging the setuid installation of the ftp executable file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ftp_advisory1.asc Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV23331
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28715
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28785
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28787
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56134
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79279
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A19695

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.4:fp-25_sp-02:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4845
NVD Published Date:
10/20/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017