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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1355

Original release date: 04/21/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Stack-based buffer overflow in muxatmd in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a long filename.


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: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48496
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48561
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48501
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48499
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090415 IBM AIX muxatmd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 34543
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/muxatmd_advisory.asc
Type: Advisory
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48495
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48562
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6402
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48502
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022065
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IZ48500
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1056
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6402
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.2
* cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3
* cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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