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Uncontrolled Search Path Element

CVE-2019-4473

Severity High
Score 8.4/10

Summary

Multiple binaries in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 7, 7R, and 8 on the AIX platform use insecure absolute RPATHs, which may facilitate code injection and privilege elevation by local users. IBM X-Force ID: 163984.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

The product uses a fixed or controlled search path to find resources, but one or more locations in that path can be under the control of unintended actors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published