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AIX unix kernel buffer overflow -AIX 5.3

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AIX unix kernel buffer overflow -AIX 5.3

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/21/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/05/2014
Modified
10/05/2015

Description

The AIX kernel contains a buffer which can overflow. A local attacker may exploit this overflow to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode or create a denial of service by causing an unexpected system halt. The following files are vulnerable: /usr/lib/boot/unix_64 /usr/lib/boot/unix_mp /usr/lib/boot/unix_up

Solution(s)

  • aix-5.3-unix_advisory

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