HP-UX Software Distributor (SD) privilege escalation

hpux-sd-privilege-escalation (26609) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

HP-UX running Software Distributor (SD) could allow a local attacker to exploit multiple unspecified vulnerabilities to gain elevated privileges on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX02114 SSRT061115 for patch or upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 23 2006 - 07:39:23 CDT : [security bulletin] HPSBUX02114 SSRT061115 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege.
  • Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX02114 SSRT061115: HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege Elevation of Privilege.
  • ASA-2006-106: HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege
  • BID-18098: Retired: HP-UX Software Distributor Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • BID-20706: HP-UX Software Distributor SWPackage Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-20726: HP-UX Software Distributor SWAsk Local Format String Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2574: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Software Distributor in HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.04, B.11.11, and B.11.23 allow local users to gain privileges via unspecified attack vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 25804: HP-UX Software Distributor Unspecified Privilege Escalation
  • OSVDB ID: 33993: HP-UX swmodify -S Argument Local Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 33994: HP-UX swpackage -S Argument Local Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 34271: HP-UX swask -s Argument Local Format String
  • SA20230: HP-UX Software Distributor Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • SA20332: Avaya PDS Software Distributor Privilege Escalation
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016139: HP Software Distributor Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • HP HP-UX B.11.00
  • HP HP-UX B.11.04
  • HP HP-UX B.11.11
  • HP HP-UX B.11.23

Reported:

May 22, 2006

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