Vulnerability Note VU#268848
Hewlett Packard HP-UX text editors contain buffer overflow
A buffer overflow in the text editor on certain Hewlett-Packard systems could compromise system availability.
Various text editing programs on HP systems that rely upon the same facilities, including e, ex, vi, edit, view, and vedit, contain a buffer overflow that could compromise system availability. For more information, see HP Security Bulletin HPSBUX0102-140.
According to HP, "Users could compromise system availability."
Apply the patches described in HP Security Bulletin HPSBUX0102-140.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Hewlett Packard||Affected||-||03 May 2001|
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Our thanks to Hewlett Packard for the information contained in their bulletin.
This document was written by Shawn V. Hernan.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 14 Feb 2001
- Date First Published: 03 May 2001
- Date Last Updated: 10 Aug 2001
- Severity Metric: 5.61
- Document Revision: 4
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