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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.
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
HP has provided the following patch to resolve this vulnerability.
The patch is available from the following location:
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.
ProgSupport.C-INC ProgSupport.C2-INC ProgSupport.PAUX-ENG-A-MAN OS-Core.CORE2-KRN action: install patch PHKL_44278 or subsequent
OS-Core.CORE2-KRN action: install patch PHKL_44285 or subsequent
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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