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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2515

Unspecified vulnerability in iostat in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to an "environment variable handling error."
Publish Date : 2008-06-02 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IBM AIX Input Validation Flaw in iostat Command Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5424 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-2008-2515

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 3

- References For CVE-2008-2515

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42579
XF ibm-aix-setuidroot-iostat-bo(42579)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29325
BID 29325 IBM AIX 'iostat' Command Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-22
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1626/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1626
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22351
AIXAPAR IZ22351
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ21506
AIXAPAR IZ21506
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22349
AIXAPAR IZ22349
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020085
SECTRACK 1020085
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ20635
AIXAPAR IZ20635
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ22350
AIXAPAR IZ22350
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/iostat_advisory.asc CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2515

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


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