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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   su Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX su LDAP Netgroup Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015874
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015874
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 6 2006
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): B.11.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in su on HP-UX. A local user can gain elevated privileges.

When su(1) is used with the LDAP netgroup feature, a local user may be able to exploit an unspecified flaw to gain elevated privileges.

Impact:   A local user can gain elevated privileges.
Solution:   HP has issued the following patch, available at:

http://itrc.hp.com

B.11.11 - PHCO_34545 or subsequent

The HP advisory is available at:

http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00637553

Vendor URL:  www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00637553 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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