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CVE-2016-8972 Detail

Current Description

IBM AIX 6.1, 7.1, and 7.2 could allow a local user to gain root privileges using a specially crafted command within the bellmail client. IBM APARs: IV91006, IV91007, IV91008, IV91010, IV91011.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bellmail_advisory.asc Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94979 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037480
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40950/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1
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 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1
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 cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.2
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.0
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.10
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.11
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.12
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.0.13
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.0
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.1
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.3
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.4
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.5
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.6
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.7
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.1.8
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.0
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.1
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.2
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.3
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.4
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.6
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.2.70
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.0
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.1
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.2
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.3
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.4
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.50
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.51
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.52
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.60
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.70
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.3.80
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.0
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.10
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.21
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.22
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.23
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.4.30
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 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.5.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:ibm:vios:2.2.5.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8972
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017