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AIX 5.3.0 - iostat_advisory : AIX_iostat_environment_variable_error (IZ22350)

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AIX 5.3.0 - iostat_advisory : AIX_iostat_environment_variable_error (IZ22350)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/21/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/02/2014
Modified
10/02/2014

Description

The iostat command contains an environment variable handling error. A local attacker may exploit this error to execute arbitrary code with root privileges because the command is setuid root. The following files are vulnerable: /usr/bin/iostat

Solution(s)

  • aix-5.3.0-aix_iostat_environment_variable_error_iostat_advisory

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