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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager Vendors:   IBM
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Transactions Unsafe Library Loading Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030671
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030671
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0907   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 5 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Transactions. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

The software loads libraries from insecure directories. A local user can place an alternate library in certain locations to cause arbitrary code to be executed with root privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676135

Vendor URL:  www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676135 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.


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