HPSBUX02157 SSRT061220 rev.1 HP-UX Running Ignite-UX Server, Remote Unauthorized Access and Privilege Elevation

Original Release Date: October 6, 2006
Last Revised: October 30, 2006
Number: ASA-2006-214
Risk Level: High
Advisory Version: 2.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

Title: HP-UX Running Ignite-UX Server, Remote Unauthorized Access and Privilege Elevation
Potential Impact: Remote unauthorized access and privilege elevation
Summary: HP-UX systems running Ignite-UX were found to contain a security flaw that would allow a remote unathorized user to gain root access to the system.
Affected Versions: HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23

2. Avaya System Products with HP-UX running Ignite-UX:

Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Avaya Predictive Dialer HP-UX 11.11 High Execute the following on an HP-UX 11.11 system to remove the offending component:
swremove -x enforce_dependencies=false Ignite-UX.BOOT-SERVICES

3. Additional Information:

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5. Revision History:

V 1.0 - October 6, 2006 - Initial Statement issued.

V 2.0 - October 30, 2006 - Updated the Actions section for Avaya Predictive Dialier and changed the Advisory Status to Final.

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