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HP-UX: CVE-2006-5557: Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege

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HP-UX: CVE-2006-5557: Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/27/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the (1) swpackage and (2) swmodify commands in HP-UX B.11.11 and possibly other versions allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long -S argument. NOTE: this might be a duplicate of CVE-2006-2574, but the details relating to CVE-2006-2574 are too vague to be certain.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-apply-phco-34539
  • hpux-apply-phco-34568
  • hpux-apply-phco-34814
  • hpux-update-sw-dist-sd-cmds

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