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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2188

IBM Power Hardware Management Console (HMC) 7R3.5.0 before SP4, 7R7.1.0 and 7R7.2.0 before 7R7.2.0 SP3, and 7R7.3.0 before SP2, and Systems Director Management Console (SDMC) 6R7.3.0 before SP2, does not properly restrict the VIOS viosrvcmd command, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving a (1) $ (dollar sign) or (2) & (ampersand) character.
Publish Date : 2012-08-06 Last Update Date : 2012-08-07
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2188

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM Power Hardware Management Console Firmware 7r7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM Power Hardware Management Console Firmware 7r7.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM Power Hardware Management Console Firmware 7r7.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS IBM Power Hardware Management Console Firmware 7r3.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS IBM Systems Director Management Console Firmware 6r7.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM Power Hardware Management Console Firmware 4
IBM Systems Director Management Console Firmware 1

- References For CVE-2012-2188

http://www.ibm.com/connections/blogs/PSIRT/entry/security_bulletin_power_hmc_viosrvcmd_command_allows_elevated_privilege_on_vios_cve_2012_218825 CONFIRM
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1MB03548
AIXAPAR MB03548
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1MB03554
AIXAPAR MB03554
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1MB03550
AIXAPAR MB03550
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1MB03580
AIXAPAR MB03580
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75906
XF ibm-hmc-viosvrcmd-priv-escalation(75906)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2188

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


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