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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2513

Original release date: 06/02/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the kernel in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode via unknown attack vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1626
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-aix-aix-bo(42577)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30349
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5684
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020083
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22370
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ19911
Type: Patch Information
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22368
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22369
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/unix_advisory.asc
External Source: BID
Name: 29329
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ21481
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5684
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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