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HP-UX kmmodreg (1M) Local Denial of Service (DoS) Increased Privilege

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5628

kmmodreg in HP-UX 11.11 11.04 and 11.00 allows local users to create arbitrary world-writeable files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/.kmmodreg_lock and (2) /tmp/kmpath.tmp temporary files.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • HP-UX 11
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-1256
Product(s):