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IBM AIX Buffer Overflow in 'reboot' Command Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5497

Stack-based buffer overflow in the reboot program on IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 allows local users in the shutdown group to gain privileges.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • IBM AIX 5.2
  • IBM AIX 5.3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1601
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