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IBM AIX Multiple Privilege Escalation and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5434

The kernel in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly handle resizing JFS2 filesystems on concurrent volume groups spread across multiple nodes which allows local users of one node to cause a denial of service (remote node crash) by using chfs or lreducelv to reduce a filesystem's size.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • IBM AIX 5.2
  • IBM AIX 5.3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1594
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