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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2514

Original release date: 06/02/2008
Last revised: 07/16/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in errpt in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown attack vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: SECUNIA
Name: 30349
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22347
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1626
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ21494
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ19905
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22346
External Source: BID
Name: 29323
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/errpt_advisory.asc
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5629
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020084
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ22348
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-aix-setuidroot-errpt-bo(42578)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5629
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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