Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6276
Malloc subsystem in libc in IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1 vulnerability.  

The malloc subsystem in libc in IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1 allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the log file associated with the MALLOCDEBUG environment variable.
Create Date: 2009-07-18 Last Update Date: 2009-08-31

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • IBM AIX 6.1

References

Criteria

The system is vulnerable
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 5300-00 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 5300-00 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6195
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.0.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.0.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 5.3.0.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.0.71
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.0.71 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 5.3.0.71 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.0.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.0.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 5.3.0.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.0.71
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.0.71 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 5.3.0.71 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50500 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50500 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50500
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 5300-01 through 5300-06 always meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 5300-01 through 5300-06 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5973
IF : Fileset bos.rte.libc is installed
aix : fileset_test :  Fileset bos.rte.libc is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
state (equals) COMMITTED
aix : fileset_state 
IF : Fileset bos.adt.prof is installed
aix : fileset_test :  Fileset bos.adt.prof is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
state (equals) COMMITTED
aix : fileset_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 5300-07 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 5300-07 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5707
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.7.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.7.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 5.3.7.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.7.8
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.7.8 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 5.3.7.8 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.7.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.7.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 5.3.7.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.7.8
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.7.8 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 5.3.7.8 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50517 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50517 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50517
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 5300-08 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 5300-08 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5293
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.8.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.8.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 5.3.8.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.8.5
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.8.5 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 5.3.8.5 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.8.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.8.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 5.3.8.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.8.5
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.8.5 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 5.3.8.5 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50447 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50447 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50447
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 5300-09 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 5300-09 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6306
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.9.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 5.3.9.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 5.3.9.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.9.2
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 5.3.9.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 5.3.9.2 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.9.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 5.3.9.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 5.3.9.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.9.2
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 5.3.9.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 5.3.9.2 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50445 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50445 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50445
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 6100-00 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 6100-00 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5589
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.0.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.0.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 6.1.0.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.0.9
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.0.9 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 6.1.0.9 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.0.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.0.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 6.1.0.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.0.9
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.0.9 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 6.1.0.9 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50139 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50139 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50139
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 6100-01 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 6100-01 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5959
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.1.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.1.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 6.1.1.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.1.4
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.1.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 6.1.1.4 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.1.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.1.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 6.1.1.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.1.4
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.1.4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 6.1.1.4 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50129 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50129 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50129
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 
IF : All of the following are true IBM AIX 6100-02 meets CVE-2009-1786
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
IBM AIX 6100-02 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5685
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.2.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is greater than or equal 6.1.2.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level greater than or equal 6.1.2.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.2.3
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.rte.libc is less than or equal 6.1.2.3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.rte.libc
level less than or equal 6.1.2.3 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.2.0
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is greater than or equal 6.1.2.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level greater than or equal 6.1.2.0 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.2.3
aix : fileset_test :  The level of fileset bos.adt.prof is less than or equal 6.1.2.3 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fileset 
flstinst : bos.adt.prof
level less than or equal 6.1.2.3 (datatype=version)
aix : fileset_state 
IF : NOT All filesets for APAR IZ50121 are installed
aix : fix_test :  All filesets for APAR IZ50121 are installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
AIX : Fix 
apar_number : IZ50121
installation_status (equals) ALL_INSTALLED
aix : fix_state 

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