There is a vulnerability in the AIX trace facility.
DESCRIPTION: IBM AIX could allow a non-privileged local user to exploit a vulnerability in the trace facility to expose sensitive information or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/200663 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
The vulnerabilities in the following filesets are being addressed:
|Fileset||Lower Level||Upper Level|
|AIX Level||Interim Fix|
IJ32940m6a is for AIX 7100-05-06 with bos.mp64 fileset level 18.104.22.168.
IJ32940m6b is for AIX 7100-05-06 with bos.mp64 fileset level 22.214.171.124.
IJ32940m7a is for AIX 7100-05-07 with bos.mp64 fileset level 126.96.36.199.
IJ32940m7b is for AIX 7100-05-07 with bos.mp64 fileset level 188.8.131.52.
IJ32940s8a is for AIX 7100-05-08 with bos.mp64 fileset level 184.108.40.206.
IJ32940s8b is for AIX 7100-05-08 with bos.mp64 fileset level 220.127.116.11.
|openssl dgst -sha256||filename|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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15 Jun 2021: Initial Publication
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15 September 2021