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Home » Hacking News » HP Process Resource Manager Privilege Elevation Vulnerability

HP Process Resource Manager Privilege Elevation Vulnerability

by Phiber on September 1st, 2001 A problem in Process Resource Manager (PRM) add-on package has been discovered that makes it possible for local users to gain elevated privileges.


Through the manipulation of libraries and environment variables, it's possible for a local user to gain root-level access. This vulnerability also affects HP Workload Manager (WLM), as it uses PRM software for functionality.


Solution:

HP Process Resource Manager C.01.08.02:

  • HP patch PHSS_24864


    HP Process Resource Manager C.01.07:

  • HP patch PHSS_24863


    FYI:

    HP-UX is the Unix Operating System variant distributed by Hewlett Packard.


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