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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4622

Integer underflow in the dns_name_fromtext function in (1) libdns_nonsecure.a and (2) libdns_secure.a in IBM AIX 5.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted "-y" (TSIG key) command line argument to dig.
Publish Date : 2007-11-05 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4622

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 1

- References For CVE-2007-4622

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=613
IDEFENSE 20071030 IBM AIX dig dns_name_fromtext Integer Underflow Vulnerability
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018871
SECTRACK 1018871
http://secunia.com/advisories/27437
SECUNIA 27437
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3669
VUPEN ADV-2007-3669
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ05017
AIXAPAR IZ05017
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38169
XF aix-dig-dnsnamefromtext-integer-underflow(38169)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26262
BID 26262 IBM AIX dig Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-31
ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/dig_ifix.tar CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4622

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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