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AIX 5.3.8 - swcons_advisory : AIX_swcons_file_ownershippermission_vulnerability (IZ18334)

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AIX 5.3.8 - swcons_advisory : AIX_swcons_file_ownershippermission_vulnerability (IZ18334)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/09/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/02/2014
Modified
12/04/2014

Description

The AIX Console command 'swcons' is a utility for redirecting, temporarily, the system console output to a specified device or file. This command contains a vulnerability that allows a local attacker to create files owned by root that have insecure permissions allowing for arbitrary content creation within the file.

Solution(s)

  • aix-5.3.8-aix_swcons_file_ownershippermission_vulnerability_swcons_advisory

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