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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX mkvg Command Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016920
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016920
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4416   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 26 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.2, 5.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in AIX in the mkvg command. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user in the system group can exploit the mkvg command to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

The 'bos.rte.lvm' fileset is affected.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued the following fixes:

APAR number for AIX 5.2.0: IY88722 (available)
APAR number for AIX 5.3.0: IY88699 (available approx. 10/04/06)

Interim fixes are available at:

ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/mkvg_ifix.tar.Z

Vendor URL:  www.ibm.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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