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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1600

The lsmcode program on IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 does not properly handle environment variables, which allows local users to gain privileges, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-1329.
Publish Date : 2008-03-31 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IBM AIX lsmcode Environment Variable Bug Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5566 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1600

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 3

- References For CVE-2008-1600

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15057
AIXAPAR IZ15057
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15100
AIXAPAR IZ15100
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15277
AIXAPAR IZ15277
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4159 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4160 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4161 CONFIRM
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15276
AIXAPAR IZ15276
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0865
VUPEN ADV-2008-0865
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019603
SECTRACK 1019603

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1600

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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