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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0536

Original release date: 02/11/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011


at in bos.rte.cron on IBM AIX 5.2.0, 5.3.0 through 5.3.9, and 6.1.0 through 6.1.2 allows local users to read arbitrary files via unspecified vectors, related to failure to drop root privileges.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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: IZ43459
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43455
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43453
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0405
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6155
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43457
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43458
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/at_advisory.asc
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43454
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43452
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 33730
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: ibm-aix-at-information-disclosure(48660)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4558
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021704
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ43456
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6155
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)