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Home » Hacking News » HP-UX rwrite buffer overflow vulnerability

HP-UX rwrite buffer overflow vulnerability

by Mario Miri on May 16th, 2003 HP-UX rwrite utility can be used to execute arbitrary code with potentially elevated privileges due to buffer overflow in command line arguments parsing.


Vulnerable:
HP HP-UX 11.0


Solution:
HP announced that patch is available from
http://itrc.hp.com
However, some details have been made available which make this
announcement questionable.


Discovered by:
[email protected]


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