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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   IBM Hardware Management Console Vendors:   IBM
IBM Hardware Management Console HMC Commands Let Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019062
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6293, CVE-2007-6294, CVE-2007-6305   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 12 2007
Original Entry Date:  Dec 7 2007
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3 Release 3.7, 6 Release 1.3, 7 Release 3.2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Hardware Management Console. A user can gain elevated privileges.

A user can exploit a flaw in some HMC commands to gain elevated privileges. No further details were provided.

Impact:   A user can gain elevated privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (PTF U814685 for HMC Version 3 Release 3.7; APAR MB02223: PTF MH01064 for HMC Version 6 Release 1.3; APAR MB02226: PTF MH01065 for HMC Version 7 Release 3.2.0).

APAR MH01062 is required for version 7 and APAR MH01012 is required for version 6.

The IBM advisories are available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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