IBM AIX 3.2.5/4.1/4.2 Ping Command memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in IBM AIX 3.2.5/4.1/4.2 (Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Ping Command. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

buffer overflow in ping in aix 4.2 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line argument.

The weakness was disclosed 07/21/1997 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is shared for download at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-1208. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 4.3 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (803). The entry 13950 is pretty similar.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: AIX 4.3

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

Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1208 (🔍)
X-Force: 803

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Created: 06/18/2014 03:48 PM
Updated: 01/14/2018 10:25 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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