IBM AIX 'swcons' Insecure File Creation Vulnerability
swcons in bos.rte.console in IBM AIX 5.2.0 through 6.1.1 allows local users in the system group to create or overwrite an arbitrary file and establish weak permissions and root ownership for this file via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this can be leveraged to gain privileges. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-5805.
- IBM AIX 5.2
- IBM AIX 5.3
- IBM AIX 6.1