[SA17506] HP-UX envd Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2005-11-10T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:10188
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-11-10T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: HP-UX envd Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA17506

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/17506/

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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