[security bulletin] HPSBUX03369 SSRT102037 rev.1 - HP-UX execve(2), Local Elevation of Privilege

2015-08-23T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32396
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-08-23T00:00:00

Description

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04735247 Version: 1

HPSBUX03369 SSRT102037 rev.1 - HP-UX execve(2), Local Elevation of Privilege

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

Release Date: 2015-08-20 Last Updated: 2015-08-20

Potential Security Impact: Local elevation of privilege

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability have been identified with HP-UX programs using the execve(2) system call. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create an elevation of privilege.

References: CVE-2015-2132 (SSRT102037)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.31 with patch PHKL_44270 or earlier installed. HP-UX B.11.23 with patch PHKL_34432 or earlier installed. HP-UX B.11.11 with patch PHKL_34110 or earlier installed.

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference Base Vector Base Score CVE-2015-2132 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) 4.4 =========================================================== Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following patch to resolve this vulnerability.

The patch is available from the following location:

http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/

HP-UX Release Patch ID

B.11.31 (11i v3) PHKL_44278

B.11.23 (11i v2) PHKL_44285

B.11.11 (11i v1) PHKL_44305

MANUAL ACTIONS: No

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.31

ProgSupport.C-INC ProgSupport.C2-INC ProgSupport.PAUX-ENG-A-MAN OS-Core.CORE2-KRN action: install patch PHKL_44278 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23

OS-Core.CORE2-KRN action: install patch PHKL_44285 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.11

OS-Core.CORE2-KRN action: install patch PHKL_44305 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 August 2015 Initial release

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3C = 3COM 3P = 3rd Party Software GN = HP General Software HF = HP Hardware and Firmware MP = MPE/iX MU = Multi-Platform Software NS = NonStop Servers OV = OpenVMS PI = Printing and Imaging PV = ProCurve ST = Storage Software TU = Tru64 UNIX UX = HP-UX

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