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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1274

Untrusted search path vulnerability in man in IBM AIX 6.1.0 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a malicious program in the man directory.
Publish Date : 2008-03-10 Last Update Date : 2011-03-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IBM AIX "man" Untrusted Binaries Path Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5169 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1274

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 6.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 1

- References For CVE-2008-1274

http://secunia.com/advisories/29301
SECUNIA 29301
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/search.wss?rs=0&q=IZ17177&apar=only
AIXAPAR IZ17177
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28180
BID 28180 IBM AIX 'man' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-12
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41067
XF ibm-aix-man-privilege-escalation(41067)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0805/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0805
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019572
SECTRACK 1019572

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1274

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


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