HP Tru64 UNIX multiple binaries have buffer overflows

tru64-multiple-binaries-bo (10016) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Hewlett-Packard (formerly Compaq) Tru64 UNIX is vulnerable to buffer overflows in multiple binaries. A remote or local attacker could exploit these buffer overflows to execute code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the system to crash.

For a list of affected binaries refer to the Compaq SECURITY BULLETIN SRB0039W. See References.

Note: HP 9000 series 700/800 systems running HP-UX versions 10.20, 11.00, 11.04, 11.11 and 11.22 running CDE are also vulnerable.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Compaq SECURITY BULLETIN SRB0039W. See References.

For HP-UX 10.20, 11.00, 11.04, 11.11, and 11.22:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX0306-263. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Compaq Tru64 4.0f
  • Compaq Tru64 4.0g
  • Compaq Tru64 5.0a
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1a
  • HP HP-UX 10.20
  • HP HP-UX 11.00
  • HP HP-UX 11.04
  • HP HP-UX 11.11
  • HP HP-UX 11.22

Reported:

Aug 31, 2002

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