HP HP-UX Remote Watch privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in HP HP-UX (Operating System) (version unknown). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Remote 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. CVE summarizes:

hp remote watch allows a remote user to gain root access.

The weakness was shared 10/01/1996. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-0246. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10202 (HP Remote Watch showdisk Remote Privilege Escalation), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gain a shell remotely and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 82085), Vulnerability Center (SBV-394) and Tenable (10202). The entries 13765 and 13762 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10202
Nessus Name: HP Remote Watch showdisk Remote Privilege Escalation
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0246 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 82085 - HP-UX CVE-1999-0246 Remote Security Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 394 - HP Remote Watch gain root access, High

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:29 PM
Updated: 05/06/2019 04:31 PM
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