13698 : IBM AIX lspath Arbitrary File Fragment Access
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-02-10
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
51 days 17 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2005-0261" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : lspath in AIX 5.2, 5.3, and possibly earlier versions, does not drop privileges before processing the -f option, which allows local users to read one line of arbitrary files.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

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 = 2.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-06 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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