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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX Unspecified Flaw in LVM lquerylv Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037256
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037256
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6079   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 9 2016
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM AIX. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

The lquerylv command in LVM is affected.

No details were provided.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM AIX.

For 5.3.12: APAR IV88658
For 6.1.9: APAR IV87981
For 7.1.3: APAR IV88419
For 7.1.4: APAR IV87640
For 7.2.0: APAR IV88053

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/lquerylv_advisory.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/lquerylv_advisory.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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