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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX Lets Remote Authenticated Root Users Gain Elevated Privileges on a Different System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040358
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1383   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 9 2018
Impact:   Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1, 7.1, 7.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM AIX. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on a different system.

A remote authenticated root user on one system can exploit an unspecified flaw to gain root privileges on a different target system.

Impact:   A remote authenticated root user on one system can gain root privileges on a different target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix.

For 6.1.9: APAR IJ02726
For 7.1.4: APAR IJ02825
For 7.1.5: APAR IJ02727
For 7.2.0: APAR IJ02827
For 7.2.1: APAR IJ02828
For 7.2.2: APAR IJ02729

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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