13638 : IBM AIX auditselect Format String Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-02-08
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
92 days 17 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2005-0250" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Format string vulnerability in auditselect on IBM AIX 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a command line argument.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-06 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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