CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1405

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
snap command in AIX before 4.3.2 creates the /tmp/ibmsupt directory with world-readable permissions and does not remove or clear the directory when snap -a is executed, which could allow local users to access the shadowed password file by creating /tmp/ibmsupt/general/passwd before root runs snap -a.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cole, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:aix-snap-insecure-tmp(7560)

Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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