HP Tru64 UNIX /usr/bin/ipcs buffer overflow

tru64-ipcs-bo (9613) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Hewlett-Packard (formerly Compaq) Tru64 UNIX is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the /usr/bin/ipcs utility. A local attacker could overflow a buffer in ipcs and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.


Gain Privileges


Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in HP Tru64 UNIX SECURITY BULLETIN SSRT0794U. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Compaq Tru64 4.0f
  • Compaq Tru64 4.0g
  • Compaq Tru64 5.0a
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1a


Jul 16, 2002

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