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AIX 5.3.7 - at_advisory : AIX_at_information_disclosure_vulnerability (IZ43454)

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AIX 5.3.7 - at_advisory : AIX_at_information_disclosure_vulnerability (IZ43454)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/02/2014
Modified
10/02/2014

Description

The at command does not drop permissions when reading certain files. A local attacker may exploit this error to read any file on the system because the command is setuid root. The following file is vulnerable: /usr/bin/at

Solution(s)

  • aix-5.3.7-aix_at_information_disclosure_vulnerability_at_advisory

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