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Category:   OS (Other)  >   OpenVMS Vendors:   HPE
OpenVMS Bug in Record Management Services Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023529
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0443   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 2 2010
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): RMS patch kit VMS83A_RMS-V1000 dated September 2009, update kit VMS83A_UPDATE-V1100 dated November 2009
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenVMS Record Management Services. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

Certain Record Management Services (RMS) patch kits for HP OpenVMS running on ALPHA platforms are affected.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (install patch kit VMS83A_RMS-V1100 if either RMS_V1000 or UPDATE_V1100 are installed).

The fix is also included in VMS83A_UPDATE-V1200.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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