2008-1599 | IBM AIX access control (XFDB-41160 / 64315)
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A vulnerability was found in IBM AIX 5.2/5.3/6.1 (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The issue has been introduced in 10/01/2002. The weakness was shared 03/31/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-1599 since 03/31/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 07/31/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.
The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2008 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 64315 (AIX 5.2 TL 0 : nddstat (IZ16991)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family AIX Local Security Checks.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4
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Status: Not defined
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03/04/2008 +1981 days 🔍
03/31/2008 +26 days 🔍
03/31/2008 +0 days 🔍
03/31/2008 +0 days 🔍
11/20/2011 +1329 days 🔍
01/30/2013 +437 days 🔍
12/18/2014 +687 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +88 days 🔍
07/31/2021 +2329 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/
Vulnerability Center: 33879 – IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.7, 6.1 nddstat Programs Allow Local Privilege Escalation, High
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