IY89052: POTENTIAL SECURITY ISSUE IN X11.DT.RTE APPLIES TO AIX 5300-06

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The customer system may be insecure; by taking advantage of
    the vulnerability any normal user can execute arbitrary code
    with root privilege via dtterm.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The customer system may be insecure; by taking advantage of
    the vulnerability any normal user can execute arbitrary code
    with root privilege via dtterm.
    

Problem conclusion

  • dtterm has been modified to lower its privilege from root to
    normal user at the beginning of execution.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 5200-10 - use AIX APAR IY89045
    5300-06 - use AIX APAR IY89052
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IY89052

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Reported component ID

    5765G0300

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2006-08-30

  • Closed date

    2006-08-30

  • Last modified date

    2007-12-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IY89045

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    U812457

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 5.3

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G0300

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY U812457

       UP07/06/07 I 1000



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Document information


More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

530

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IY89052

Modified date:

2007-12-06

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