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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4817

The NFSv4 client implementation in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1, and VIOS before 2.2.1.4-FP-25 SP-02, does not properly handle GID values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-09-14 Last Update Date : 2013-04-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
AIX NFSv4 vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21062 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-2012-4817

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM AIX 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS IBM Vios 1.4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS IBM Vios 1.5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS IBM Vios 1.5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS IBM Vios 1.5.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS IBM Vios 2.1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS IBM Vios 2.1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS IBM Vios 2.1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS IBM Vios 2.1.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS IBM Vios 2.1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 3
IBM Vios 17

- References For CVE-2012-4817

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78431
XF aix-nfsv4-gid-dos(78431)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027531
SECTRACK 1027531
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55546
BID 55546 IBM AIX GID in NFSv4 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2012-09-13
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV26436
AIXAPAR IV26436
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV17855
AIXAPAR IV17855
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV12169
AIXAPAR IV12169
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV11629
AIXAPAR IV11629
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV10327
AIXAPAR IV10327
http://secunia.com/advisories/50619
SECUNIA 50619
http://osvdb.org/85427
OSVDB 85427
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/nfsv4_advisory1.asc CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4817

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


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