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Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 17:19:32 -0600
From: Shiva Persaud <>
To: XFOCUS Security Team <>
Subject: Re: Multiple OS kernel  insecure handling of stdio file descriptor

On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 10:21:52PM +0800, XFOCUS Security Team wrote:
> XFOCUS team (  had discovered Multiple OS kernel
> insecure handling of stdio file descriptor.
> ===================
> Affected OS Version
> AIX 5.3

The AIX Security Team can be reached at

We have investigated this issue and AIX is not affected. A privileged
process will not inherit closed file descriptors for stdio, stdout and

Shiva Persaud


Shiva Persaud / AIX Security Development

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