The Hewlett Packard Tru64 "dxchpwd" command contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
The Hewlett Packard Tru64 operating system contains a command, known as "dxchpwd," that allows users to change passwords. This program is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
This vulnerability can be exploited by local non-root users on a machine to cause a denial-of-service condition, or assume the privileges of the root user.
Hewlett Packard has issued a patch that corrects this vulnerability. More information can be found here.
|Date First Published:||2003-03-21|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-15 13:58 UTC|