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IBM AIX Multiple Privilege Escalation and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5321

The proc filesystem in the kernel in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly enforce directory permissions when a file executing from a directory has weaker permissions than the directory itself which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • IBM AIX 5.2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1595
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