Vulnerability Note VU#10031
OpenVMS page management vulnerability
Old versions (circa 1993) of OpenVMS and OpenVMS AXP contain a vulnerability related to page management.
There is a vulnerability related to page management in old versions (circa 1993) of Open VMS. An exploit for this vulnerability, written in MACRO-32, was available at the time this vulnerability was first reported. No other details are currently available. See also CERT Advisory CA-1993-05.
An unprivileged user on a VMS system can gain full system privileges.
Upgrade to a recent (post 1993) version of OpenVMS. If you are still using an old version of OpenVMS, apply a patch as decribed in CERT Advisory CA-1993-05.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Hewlett-Packard Company||Affected||-||31 May 2003|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to Digital Equipment Corporation for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Shawn V Hernan.
- CVE IDs: CAN-1999-1312
- CERT Advisory: CA-1993-05
- Date Public: 01 Mar 93
- Date First Published: 31 May 2003
- Date Last Updated: 23 Mar 2004
- Severity Metric: 0.43
- Document Revision: 3
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