HP Tru64 UNIX "lpr" contains buffer overflow (SSRT2275)

2002-09-06T00:00:00
ID VU:651377
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2002-09-06T19:12:00

Description

Overview

The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "lpr" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.

Description

"lpr" is used to send files to a print spool. A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "lpr" may permit a local attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.


Impact

A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code.


Solution

Apply a patch.


Vendor Information

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Hewlett-Packard Company

Updated: September 06, 2002

Status

__ Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

http://wwss1pro.compaq.com/support/reference_library/viewdocument.asp?source=SRB0039W.xml&dt=11

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
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Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | | N/A

References

http://wwss1pro.compaq.com/support/reference_library/viewdocument.asp?source=SRB0039W.xml&dt=11

Credit

This document was written by Ian A Finlay.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | None
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Severity Metric:** | 7.50
Date Public:
| 2002-08-30
Date First Published: | 2002-09-06
Date Last Updated: | 2002-09-06 19:12 UTC
Document Revision: | 5