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AIX rmsock log append file vulnerability -AIX 5.2

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AIX rmsock log append file vulnerability -AIX 5.2

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/29/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/05/2014
Modified
10/05/2015

Description

The rmsock and rmsock64 commands do not create secure log files. A local attacker may exploit this error to append data to any file on the system because the command is setuid root. The following files are vulnerable: /usr/sbin/rmsock /usr/sbin/rmsock64

Solution(s)

  • aix-5.2-rmsock_advisory

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