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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Systems Director Vendors:   IBM
IBM Systems Director 'reset_diragent_keys' Unsafe File Permissions Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024736
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4274   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 19 2010
Original Entry Date:  Nov 12 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Systems Director. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user with 'system' group privielges can invoke the 'reset_diragent_keys' command to potentially execute code with elevated privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (APAR IC71821).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Configuration error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (AIX)
Underlying OS Comments:  5.3

Message History:   None.

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