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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1601

Stack-based buffer overflow in the reboot program on IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 allows local users in the shutdown group to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2008-03-31 Last Update Date : 2009-08-19
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IBM AIX Buffer Overflow in 'reboot' Command Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5497 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-2008-1601

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 2

- References For CVE-2008-1601

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0865
VUPEN ADV-2008-0865
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019602
SECTRACK 1019602
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15480
AIXAPAR IZ15480
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ15479
AIXAPAR IZ15479
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4162 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4163 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4164 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/29347
SECUNIA 29347

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1601

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


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