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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   HP-UX Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX addpath Bug Lets Local Users Access Files on the System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020045
SecurityTracker URL:
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:

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:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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