CVE-2015-5005

high
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Description

CSPOC in IBM PowerHA SystemMirror on AIX 6.1 and 7.1 allows remote authenticated users to perform an "su root" action by leveraging presence on the cluster-wide password-change list.

References

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/powerha_advisory.asc

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76948

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV76943

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV76946

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IV77007

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-11-08

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
94674AIX 6.1 / 7.1.2 / 7.1.3 : IBM PowerHA SystemMirror CSPOC Privilege EscalationNessusAIX Local Security Checks
critical
85943AIX 6.1 TL 0 : powerha (IV76943) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high