Security Vulnerability in ftp

Security Vulnerability in ftp

Post by Security Ale » Thu, 25 Mar 1999 04:00:00


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PROBLEM:  Security Vulnerability during ftp operations.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 7/800 running HP-UX release 11.00 only.

DAMAGE:   Users can increase privileges

SOLUTION: Apply the patch specified below

AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.
   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard Company has found that during normal operations,
      the ftp program might grant users increased privileges.

   B. Fixing the problem
      Obtaining and installing the following patch will completely close
      this vulnerability.  Rebooting the system will NOT be required.

      For all HP9000 S7/800 platforms running HP-UX 11.00:  PHCO_17601

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