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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0261

Original release date: 02/10/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

lspath in AIX 5.2, 5.3, and possibly earlier versions, does not drop privileges before processing the -f option, which allows local users to read one line of arbitrary files.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY67655
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 14232
External Source: BID
Name: 12513
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20050210 IBM AIX lspath Local File Access Vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY67457
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-aix-ispath-information-disclosure(19281)

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