IBM AIX Performance Tools fileplace Unspecified Local Root Access
Local Access Required
Attack Type Unknown
Loss of Integrity
AIX Performance Tools contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to an unspecified error in "bosext1.extcmds.obj" Licensed Program Product, specifically the 'fileplace' utility. This flaw may allow a local attacker to gain root privileges, resulting in a loss of integrity.
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability.