CVE-2000-1222

Current Description

AIX sysback before 4.2.1.13 uses a relative path to find and execute the hostname program, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the path to point to a malicious hostname program.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 10, 2000
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSIbmAix********4.2.1.12

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ibm Aix *

References

NameSourceURLTags
VU#17566http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/17566CERT-VNThird Party Advisory US Government Resource
aix-sysback-elevate-privileges(6432)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6432XF