HP HP-UX 8.00/8.02/8.06/9.00 Support Watch privileges management
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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in HP HP-UX 8.00/8.02/8.06/9.00 (Operating System). This affects an unknown code of the component Support Watch. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
vulnerability in support watch (aka supportwatch) in hp-ux 8.0 through 9.0 allows local users to gain privileges.
The weakness was shared 11/30/1994 as HPSBUX9411-01 as confirmed exploit (Packetstorm). The advisory is shared at packetstormsecurity.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-1999-1248. The exploitability is told to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6
VulDB Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Temp Score: 5.6
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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11/30/1994 +0 days 🔍
06/17/2014 +7139 days 🔍
05/18/2018 +1431 days 🔍
CVE: CVE-1999-1248 (🔍)
X-Force: 2058 - HP-UX SupportWatch could compromise root privileges
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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EntryCreated: 06/17/2014 01:26 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:18 AM
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