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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3977

libodm.a in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1, and VIOS 2.2.x, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-2179.
Publish Date : 2014-06-08 Last Update Date : 2014-06-18
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Arbitary file overwrite symlink in libodm oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25009 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-2014-3977

# 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 2.2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS IBM Vios 2.2.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.4 Fp-25 Sp-02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS IBM Vios 2.2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS IBM Vios 2.2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS IBM Vios 2.2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS IBM Vios 2.2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS IBM Vios 2.2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS IBM Vios 2.2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS IBM Vios 2.2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 2
IBM Vios 17

- References For CVE-2014-3977

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/libodm_advisory.asc CONFIRM
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127067/IBM-AIX-6.1.8-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60299
AIXAPAR IV60299
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60303
AIXAPAR IV60303
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60311
AIXAPAR IV60311
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60313
AIXAPAR IV60313
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60312
AIXAPAR IV60312
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030401
SECTRACK 1030401
https://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-3977/
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93595
XF aix-libodm-symlink(93595)
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV60314
AIXAPAR IV60314

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3977

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


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