Sec. Vulnerability in SD-UX

Sec. Vulnerability in SD-UX

Post by Security Ale » Sat, 03 Mar 2001 06:30:59


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PROBLEM:   Security defect in Software Distributor SD-UX

PLATFORM:  HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 10.01, 10.10,
           10.20 and 11.00 only.

DAMAGE:    A vulnerability exists potentially allowing local users
           additional privileges.

SOLUTION:  Install the cumulative patch as described below.
               HP-UX 10.01 and 10.10:        PHCO_15205,
                     10.20:                  PHCO_20209,
                     11.00:                  PHCO_22526.

AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available now.


   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard Company has learned of a Software Distributor
      defect which causes the product to fail.

   B. Fixing the problem
      Obtaining and installing the current cummulative patch completely
      solves this problem.

   C. Recommended solution
          for HP-UX release 10.01 and 10.10:  PHCO_15205,
          for HP-UX release 10.20:            PHCO_20209,
          for HP-UX release 11.00:            PHCO_22526.

       The ServiceControlManager release of SD for 11.00 is not
       vulnerable, nor are any of the SD-OV releases.

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