[security bulletin] HPSBOV02505 SSRT100023 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS RMS, Local Escalation of Privilege

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-02-04T00:00:00




Document ID: c02001423 Version: 1

HPSBOV02505 SSRT100023 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS RMS, Local Escalation of Privilege

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-02-02 Last Updated: 2010-02-02

Potential Security Impact: Local escalation of privilege

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain RMS (Record Management Services) patch kits for HP OpenVMS running on ALPHA platforms. The vulnerability could be locally exploited resulting in an escalation of privilege.

References: CVE-2010-0443

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. RMS patch kit VMS83A_RMS-V1000 dated September 2009 and update kit VMS83A_UPDATE-V1100 dated November 2009.


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference Base Vector Base Score CVE-2010-0443 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) 6.8 =========================================================== Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has made the following patch kits available to resolve the vulnerability. The patch kits are available from the following location:

URL: http://itrc.hp.com

Install patch kit VMS83A_RMS-V1100 if either RMS_V1000 or UPDATE_V1100 are installed. The resolution is also included in VMS83A_UPDATE-V1200.


HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 February 2010 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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  • The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title:

GN = HP General SW MA = HP Management Agents MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW MP = HP MPE/iX NS = HP NonStop Servers OV = HP OpenVMS PI = HP Printing & Imaging ST = HP Storage SW TL = HP Trusted Linux TU = HP Tru64 UNIX UX = HP-UX VV = HP VirtualVault

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