CVE-ID

CVE-2008-1593

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Description
The checkpoint and restart feature in the kernel in IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, and 6.1 does not properly protect kernel memory, which allows local users to read and modify portions of memory and gain privileges via unspecified vectors involving a restart of a 64-bit process, probably related to the as_getadsp64 function.
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Date Entry Created
20080331 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)
Assigned (20080331)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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