Vulnerability CVE-2020-4829


Published: 2020-12-10   Modified: 2020-12-11

Description:
IBM AIX 7.1, 7.2, and VIOS 3.1 could allow a local user to exploit a vulnerability in the ksu user command to gain root privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 189960.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
IBM -> AIX 
IBM -> VIOS 

 References:
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/189960
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6380430

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