TITLE: HP-UX envd Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA17506
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CRITICAL: Less critical
IMPACT: Privilege escalation
WHERE: Local system
OPERATING SYSTEM: HP-UX 11.x http://secunia.com/product/138/
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in HP-UX, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in "envd". This can be exploited by malicious users to execute arbitrary code and/or gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability has been reported in HP-UX B.11.00 and B.11.11.
SOLUTION: Apply patches.
HP-UX B.11.00: Install PHCO_33989 or later.
HP-UX B.11.11: Install PHCO_33967 or later.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: HP HPSBUX02073 SSRT051012: http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00547561
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