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Category:   OS (Other)  >   HPE NonStop Server Vendors:   HPE
HPE NonStop Server Bash Shell Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037812
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7543   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 14 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Bash L series: T1202L01 - T1202L01^AAI; J and H series: T1202H01 - T1202H01^AAG
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HPE NonStop Server. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the NonStop OSS Core Utilities Bash Shell component to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   HPE has issued a fix.

L Series: T1202L01^AAJ (OSS Core Utilities)
J Series: T1202H01^AAK (OSS Core Utilities)
H Series: T1202H01^AAK (OSS Core Utilities)

The HPE advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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