HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege

2006.05.27
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 7.2/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9/10
Exploit range: Local
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN Document ID: c00659649 Version: 1 HPSBUX02114 SSRT061115 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible. Release Date: 2006-05-22 Last Updated: 2006-05-22 Potential Security Impact: Local elevation of privilege Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team VULNERABILITY SUMMARY Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX running Software Distributor. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by a local authorized user to gain elevated privileges. References: None SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.04, B.11.11, B.11.23 running Software Distributor BACKGROUND The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks NCC Group for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert (at) hp (dot) com. [email concealed] AFFECTED VERSIONS HP-UX B.11.23 ============= SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install revision B.11.23.0606.045 or subsequent HP-UX B.11.11 ============= SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install PHCO_34539 or subsequent HP-UX B.11.04 ============= SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install PHCO_34814 or subsequent HP-UX B.11.00 ============= SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install PHCO_34568 or subsequent END AFFECTED VERSIONS RESOLUTION HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the issue. The patches are available from http://itrc.hp.com The software update is available from http://www.hp.com/go/softwaredepot/ HP-UX B.11.23 - B.11.23.0606.045 or subsequent HP-UX B.11.11 - PHCO_34539 or subsequent HP-UX B11.04 - PHCO_34814 or subsequent HP-UX B.11.00 - PHCO_34568 or subsequent MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update B.11.23 - install revision B.11.23.0606.045 or subsequent B.11.11 - no manual actions B.11.04 - no manual actions B.11.00 - no manual actions PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00 analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions that potentially affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information: http://software.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do? productNumber=B6834AA HISTORY Version: 1 (rev.1) - 22 May 2006 Initial release Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel. Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert (at) hp (dot) com. [email concealed] It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows: To: security-alert (at) hp (dot) com [email concealed] Subject: get key Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletins via Email: http://h30046.www3.hp.com/driverAlertProfile.php?regioncode=NA& langcode=USENG&jumpid=in_SC-GEN__driverITRC&topiccode=ITRC On the web page: ITRC security bulletins and patch sign-up Under Step1: your ITRC security bulletins and patches - check ALL categories for which alerts are required and continue. Under Step2: your ITRC operating systems - verify your operating system selections are checked and save. To update an existing subscription: http://h30046.www3.hp.com/subSignIn.php Log in on the web page: Subscriber's choice for Business: sign-in. On the web page: Subscriber's Choice: your profile summary - use Edit Profile to update appropriate sections. To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do * The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title: GN = HP General SW, MA = HP Management Agents, MI = Misc. 3rd party SW, MP = HP MPE/iX, NS = HP NonStop Servers, OV = HP OpenVMS, PI = HP Printing & Imaging, ST = HP Storage SW, TL = HP Trusted Linux, TU = HP Tru64 UNIX, UX = HP-UX, VV = HP Virtual Vault System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions. "HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement." (c)Copyright 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP nor its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP 8.1 iQA/AwUBRHLXlOAfOvwtKn1ZEQJvfACgqpSYjpkleoz2zNYmNbx2SclevTAAoL9F 3loWOzuNn1m9aTYWntm+so76 =wVc3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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