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IBM AIX buffer overflow in chcon command has unspecified impact

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5470

Buffer overflow in the chcons (chcon) command in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 when DEBUG MALLOC is enabled might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command line argument.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • IBM AIX 5.2
  • IBM AIX 5.3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3396
Product(s):