CVE-2019-4473

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Description

Multiple binaries in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 7, 7R, and 8 on the AIX platform use insecure absolute RPATHs, which may facilitate code injection and privilege elevation by local users. IBM X-Force ID: 163984.

References

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10960422

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/163984

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-08-05

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-427

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150540SUSE SLES11 Security Update : java-1_7_1-ibm (SUSE-SU-2019:14160-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
128872SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2019:2371-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
128628SUSE SLES12 Security Update : java-1_7_1-ibm (SUSE-SU-2019:2336-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
128520SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : java-1_8_0-ibm (SUSE-SU-2019:2291-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical