The HP Tru64 Unix operating system contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
A vulnerability exists in the way in which the libc libraries handle environment variables in the HP Tru64 UNIX operating system. As a result, local attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges, using several different binaries that make use of the vulnerable library. For more information, please see SSRT2257.
Local attackers can execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Apply a patch. You may also wish to see the following douments.
HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A:
The CERT/CC thanks the Hewlett-Packard company for their assistance in creating this document. These vulnerabilities were discovered by SNOsoft.
|Date First Published:||2002-08-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2002-09-03 15:04 UTC|