HP OpenVMS RMS privilege escalation

openvms-rms-privilege-escalation (56062) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

HP OpenVMS could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the ALPHA platform RMS (Record Management Services) patch kits. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.4
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to HPSBOV02505 SSRT100023 rev.1 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBOV02505 SSRT100023 rev.1: HP OpenVMS RMS, Local Escalation of Privilege.
  • BID-38048: HP OpenVMS RMS Patch Kit Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0443: Unspecified vulnerability in Record Management Services (RMS) before VMS83A_RMS-V1100 for HP OpenVMS on the Alpha platform allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 62090: HP OpenVMS RMS (Record Management Services) Implementation Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation
  • SA38366: OpenVMS RMS Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • HP OpenVMS Alpha
  • HP RMS patch kit VMS83A_RMS-V1000 September 2009
  • HP RMS update kit VMS83A_UPDATE-V1000 November 2009

Reported:

Feb 02, 2010

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