IBM AIX up to 4.2 lchangelv memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in IBM AIX up to 4.2 (Operating System). Affected is some unknown processing of the component lchangelv. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

buffer overflow in aix lchangelv gives root access.

The issue has been introduced in 08/12/1994. The weakness was published 07/21/1997. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-0122. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1074 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entry is available at 13952.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.9

VulDB Base Score: 9.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

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CVE: CVE-1999-0122 (🔍)
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Created: 06/18/2014 12:58 PM
Updated: 04/13/2019 10:13 AM
Changes: (10) software_type vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_nvd_published source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cwe
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