IBM AIX cfgmgr privilege escalation
|aix-cfgmgr-privilege-escalation (29153)||High Risk|
IBM AIX could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by an unspecified in the cfgmgr command. A local attacker with system group privileges could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
Apply the interim fix for this vulnerability (cfgmgr_ifix.tar.Z), available from the IBM AIX FTP site. See References.
- IBM AIX FTP site: Index of /aix/efixes/security.
- BID-20190: IBM AIX CFGMGR Local Privilege Escalation and Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerabilities
- IBM AIX 5.2
- IBM AIX 5.3
Sep 25, 2006
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