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CVE-2014-3977 Detail

Current Description

libodm.a in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1, and VIOS 2.2.x, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-2179.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/libodm_advisory.asc
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127067/IBM-AIX-6.1.8-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/33725
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60299
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60303
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60311
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60312
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60313
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60314
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030401
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93595
https://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-3977/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

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-2014-3977
NVD Published Date:
06/08/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017