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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4833

fuser in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1, and VIOS 2.2.1.4-FP-25 SP-02, does not properly restrict the -k option, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes via a crafted command line.
Publish Date : 2012-10-01 Last Update Date : 2013-02-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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)
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
AIX fuser vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20943 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-2012-4833

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.4 Fp-25 Sp-02 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 2
IBM Vios 1

- References For CVE-2012-4833

http://secunia.com/advisories/50708
SECUNIA 50708
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28151
AIXAPAR IV28151
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027586
SECTRACK 1027586
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55726
BID 55726
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28754
AIXAPAR IV28754
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28749
AIXAPAR IV28749
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV28756
AIXAPAR IV28756
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78907
XF aix-fuser-kill-process(78907)
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/fuser_advisory.asc CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4833

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


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