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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2201

Original release date: 05/04/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in CA Resource Initialization Manager (CAIRIM) 1.x before 20060502, as used in z/OS Common Services and the LMP component in multiple products, allows attackers to violate integrity via a certain "problem state program" that uses SVC to gain access to supervisor state, key 0.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability affects all z/OS releases of this product prior to May 2, 2006. This vulnerability is addressed in the 20060502 release of this product.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1656
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/cairimsecurity-notice.asp
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016028
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/cairim-affprods.asp
External Source: XF
Name: cairim-lmp-privilege-escalation(26234)
External Source: BID
Name: 17840
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060508 CAID 34013 - CA Common Services CAIRIM on z/OS LMP SVC vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25234

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cpe:/a:ca:resource_initialization_manager:1.0 and previous versions

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