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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION – SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04718530
HPSBUX03359 rev.1 – HP-UX pppoec, local elevation of privilege
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-06-26
Last Updated: 2015-06-26
Potential Security Impact: Elevation of privilege
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the HP-UX pppoec
utility. The vulnerability could be exploited in allowing a local user to
elevate their privilege.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX 11iv2, 11iv3
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2015-2126 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following work around for HP-UX 11iv2 & 11iv3.
A non-root user on the HP-UX 11iv2 & 11iv3 system can exploit the “pppoec”
utility due to its access permissions.
Until the official fix for the issue is released, HP recommends the following
workaround be applied to avoid any misuse of the pppoec utility.
Make sure that the /usr/bin/pppoec is executed by root user. Unset the “s”
bit of the “pppoec” utility.
The command used to unset the “s” bit is as follows.
# /usr/bin/chmod u-s /usr/bin/pppoec
Note: On HP-UX 11iv2, /usr/bin/pppoec utility will not be available by
default. Hence take above action only if /usr/bin/pppoec file is available.
MANUAL ACTIONS: # /usr/bin/chmod u-s /usr/bin/pppoec
Version:1 (rev.1) – 26 June 2015 Initial release
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