Executive Summary

Name CVE-2007-4217 First vendor Publication 2007-11-05
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-29

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Stack-based buffer overflow in the domacro function in ftp in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 allows local users to gain privileges via a long parameter to a macro, as demonstrated by executing a macro via the '$' command.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4217

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-69 Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
CAPEC-104 Cross Zone Scripting

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
40407 IBM AIX ftp domacro Function Macro Argument Local Privilege Escalation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2007-12-03 Name : The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
File : aix_U812065.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-03 Name : The remote AIX host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
File : aix_U812719.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
AIXAPAR http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ05487
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26260
CONFIRM ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ftp_ifix.tar
IDEFENSE http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=616
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1018871
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/27437
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3669
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38162

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