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HP-UX Running Software Distributor Local Elevation of Privilege

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5035

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • HP-UX 11
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-5557
Product(s):