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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2010-4274

Severity Medium
Score 4.4/10

Summary

reset_diragent_keys in the Common agent in IBM Systems Director 6.2.0 has 754 permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging system group membership.

  • MEDIUM
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published