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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2669

A certain debugging component in IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1 does not properly handle the (1) _LIB_INIT_DBG and (2) _LIB_INIT_DBG_FILE environment variables, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a setuid-root program to create an arbitrary root-owned file with world-writable permissions, related to libC.a (aka the XL C++ runtime library) in AIX 5.3 and libc.a in AIX 6.1.
Publish Date : 2009-08-05 Last Update Date : 2009-08-12
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2669

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 2

- References For CVE-2009-2669

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=815
IDEFENSE 20090804 IBM AIX libC _LIB_INIT_DBG Arbitrary File Creation Vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/36156
SECUNIA 36156
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2151
VUPEN ADV-2009-2151
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56205
AIXAPAR IZ56205
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56204
AIXAPAR IZ56204
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56203
AIXAPAR IZ56203
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/libC_advisory.asc CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35934
BID 35934 IBM AIX '_LIB_INIT_DBG' and '_LIB_INIT_DBG_FILE' File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-09-11
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ56206
AIXAPAR IZ56206

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2669

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


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