1525 : HP-UX net.init RC Script Arbitrary File Overwrite
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2000-08-22

Description

The net.init rc script in HP-UX 11.00 (S008net.init) allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack that points from /tmp/stcp.conf to the targeted file.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, HP has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

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