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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   HP-UX Vendors:   HP (Compaq)
HP-UX addpath Bug Lets Local Users Access Files on the System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020045
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020045
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1660   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 19 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP-UX. A local user can access files on the target system.

A local user can exploit the useradd(1M) function to access files and directories on the target system.

Impact:   A local user can access files and directories on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following patches, available at:

http://itrc.hp.com

HP-UX B.11.11 PHCO_37290 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23 PHCO_37291 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.31 PHCO_36953 or subsequent

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01455884

Vendor URL:  h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01455884 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 19 May 2008 19:02:03 -0400
Subject:  HP-UX useradd


https://www11.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c01455884

CVE-2008-1660
 
 


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