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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   IBM AIX Vendors:   IBM
IBM AIX Buffer Overflow in qosmod Command Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023695
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023695
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0960   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 15 2010
Original Entry Date:  Mar 8 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM AIX. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user with 'aix.network.config.no' role-based access control authorization can trigger a buffer overflow in '/usr/sbin/qosmod' to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vendor has assigned APARs IZ71870, IZ71627, IZ71555, and IZ68231 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued efixes, available at:

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/qosmod_fix.tar

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/qosmod_advisory.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/qosmod_advisory.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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