cfgcon in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly validate the argument
to the "-p" option to swcons, which allows local users in the system
group to create an arbitrary file, and enable world writability of
this file, via a symlink attack involving use of the file's name as
the argument. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for
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IDEFENSE:20071030 IBM AIX swcons Local Arbitrary File Access Vulnerability
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