IBM Systems Director Agent reset_diragent_keys security bypass
|systems-director-resetdiragent-sec-bypass (63238)||Medium Risk|
IBM Systems Director Agent could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by insecure permissions (754) being set on the reset_diragent_keys Common agent command. A local attacker in the system group could exploit this vulnerability to perform unauthorized actions.
Apply IBM APAR IC71821, available from IBM Support and Downloads. See References.
- IBM APAR IC71821: reset_diragent_keys has excessive file Permissions.
- BID-44839: IBM Systems Director Agent 'reset_diragent_keys' Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-4274: reset_diragent_keys in the Common agent in IBM Systems Director 6.2.0 has 754 permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging system group membership.
- OSVDB ID: 69301: IBM Systems Director Common Agent reset_diragent_keys Permissions Weakness Local Privilege Escalation
- SA42239: IBM Systems Director Agent reset_diragent_keys Insecure File Permissions
- SECTRACK ID: 1024736: IBM Systems Director 'reset_diragent_keys' Unsafe File Permissions Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
- IBM AIX 5.3
- IBM Systems Director Agent 6.2.0
Nov 11, 2010
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