HP HP-UX 8/9 gwind privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in HP HP-UX 8/9 (Operating System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component gwind. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

hp-ux gwind program allows users to modify arbitrary files.

The weakness was published 10/01/1996 as HPSBUX9410-018 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at www1.itrc.hp.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-0308. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 10 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 13764 and 13762.

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

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: HP-UX 10

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

Advisory: HPSBUX9410-018
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-0308 (🔍)
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Created: 06/17/2014 05:30 PM
Updated: 06/21/2018 09:06 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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