The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of AIX: privilege escalation via ksu

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via ksu of AIX, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: AIX.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/12/2020.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2020-4829, VIGILANCE-VUL-34076.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via ksu of AIX, in order to escalate his privileges.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as AIX.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

AIX: patch for ksu.
A patch is available:
  https://www-01.ibm.com/marketing/iwm/iwm/web/pickUrxNew.do?source=aixbp&S_PKG=
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides a software vulnerabilities watch. The Vigil@nce vulnerability database contains several thousand vulnerabilities.