Vulnerability Note VU#955065
HP Tru64 UNIX "lpd" contains buffer overflow (SSRT2275)
The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "lpd" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
"lpd" is used to handle the printer spool area. A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "lpd" 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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Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Hewlett-Packard Company||Affected||-||06 Sep 2002|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 30 Aug 2002
- Date First Published: 06 Sep 2002
- Date Last Updated: 06 Sep 2002
- Severity Metric: 7.50
- Document Revision: 7
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