OSVDB ID: 17076

Title: IBM AIX Performance Tools lvedit Unspecified Local Root Access

Info

Disclosure

Feb 01, 1994

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Unknown

Description

AIX Performance Tools contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to an unspecified error in "bosext1.extcmds.obj" Licensed Program Product, specifically the 'lvedit' utility. This flaw may allow a local attacker to gain root privileges, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Attack Type Unknown
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

IBM Corporation

AIX

3.2.4
3.2.5

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



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