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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   HP-UX Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX System Administration Manager May Grant Users Remote Access to NFS Servers
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020580
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1662   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 30 2008
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.11, 11.23
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP-UX in the System Administration Manager. A remote user can gain access.

When the System Administration Manager is used to configure NFS, the system may generate a non-secure configuration that grants access to all NFS systems.

Impact:   A remote user can access NFS systems that have been configured via the manager.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1): Install PHCO_36562 or subsequent; change NFS configuration as needed

HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2): Install PHCO_36563 or subsequent; change NFS configuration as needed

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error

Message History:   None.

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