Sec. Vulnerability: rpc.cmsd in HP-UX (revised)

Sec. Vulnerability: rpc.cmsd in HP-UX (revised)

Post by Security Ale » Sat, 11 Sep 1999 04:00:00

Last Revised: 08 Sept 1999

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PROBLEM:  Buffer overflow vulnerability in the CDE Calendar Manager
          Service Daemon, rpc.cmsd.

PLATFORM: HP-9000 Series 700/800 HP-UX releases 10.2X, 10.30, 11.00.

DAMAGE:   Allows remote and local users to execute arbitrary code with
          root privileges.

          Install the applicable patch.

AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now.
CHANGE SUMMARY: This revision affects only HP-UX 10.24 (VVOS).
   A. Background
      This problem has been reported in CERT Advisory CA-99-08.

   B. Fixing the problem - Install the applicable patch:
             For HP-UX release 10.20         PHSS_19482;
------>>>>   For HP-UX release 10.24         PHSS_19702;
             For HP-UX release 11.00         PHSS_19483.
      There are significant patch dependencies for these patches.

      Note:  HP-UX release 10.30 was a development release prior to
             the availability of HP-UX release 11.00.  HP-UX release
             10.30 will not be patched.

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