Vulnerability Note VU#115731
HP Tru64 UNIX "quot" contains buffer overflow (SSRT2191)
The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "quot" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
"quot" is used to summarize file system ownership. A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "quot" may permit a local attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.
A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Hewlett-Packard Company||Affected||-||09 Sep 2002|
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This vulnerability was discovered by SNOsoft.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay & Jason A. Rafail.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 22 May 2002
- Date First Published: 09 Sep 2002
- Date Last Updated: 09 Sep 2002
- Severity Metric: 3.75
- Document Revision: 8
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