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IBM AIX: privilege escalation via several setuid programs
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can bypass restrictions via programmes of IBM AIX, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: AIX.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 06/02/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-1692, VIGILANCE-VUL-25220.
Description of the vulnerability
An attacker can bypass restrictions of several set-uid programmes of IBM AIX, in order to escalate his privileges.
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