ppptalk allows local attacker to gain elevated privileges

ppptalk-local-elevated-privileges (9380) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


The ppptalk utility in Caldera UnixWare and Open UNIX could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. By default, ppptalk is installed with root privileges.


Gain Privileges


Upgrade to the latest ppptalk packages, as listed in Caldera International, Inc. Security Advisory CSSA-2002-SCO.27. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • SCO Caldera OpenUnix 8.0.0
  • SCO Caldera UnixWare 7.1.1


Jun 18, 2002

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