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HP-UX: CVE-2003-1099: Running shar(1), Local Execution of Arbitrary Code

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HP-UX: CVE-2003-1099: Running shar(1), Local Execution of Arbitrary Code

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/31/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

Description

shar on HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.04, and B.11.11 creates temporary files with predictable names in /tmp, which allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-apply-phco-28954
  • hpux-apply-phco-2901
  • hpux-apply-phco-29697

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