The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "uucp" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
"uucp" is used to copy files between hosts. A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "uucp" may permit a local attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.
A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code.
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Notified: July 12, 2002 Updated: September 10, 2002
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Thanks to KF for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
CVE IDs: | None
Severity Metric: | 7.50
Date Public: | 2002-08-30
Date First Published: | 2002-09-10
Date Last Updated: | 2002-09-10 17:46 UTC
Document Revision: | 12