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CVE-2014-3074 Detail

Current Description

The runtime linker in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1 and VIOS 2.2.x allows local users to create a mode-666 root-owned file, and consequently gain privileges, by setting crafted MALLOCOPTIONS and MALLOCBUCKETS environment-variable values and then executing a setuid program.

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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/malloc_advisory.asc Vendor Advisory
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127390/IBM-AIX-Runtime-Linker-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Jul/31
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60935 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60940 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV61311 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV61313 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV61314 Vendor Advisory
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV61315 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/532689/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68296
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030504
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93816
https://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-3074/

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:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.4:fp-25_sp-02:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3074
NVD Published Date:
07/02/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018