HP HP-UX 8/9 vhe_u_mnt privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in HP HP-UX 8/9 (Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component vhe_u_mnt. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

vhe_u_mnt program in hp-ux allows local users to create root files through symlinks.

The weakness was presented 12/01/1995 as HPSBUX9406-013 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at www1.itrc.hp.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-0325. The exploitation is known to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Advisory: HPSBUX9406-013
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-0325 (🔍)

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Created: 06/17/2014 04:45 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:20 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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