HP-UX hpterm Unspecified Local Privilege Escalation
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
Patch / RCS
HP-UX contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered due to the hpterm program, which may allow a malicious user to access any file on the system regardless of ownership and permissions resulting in a loss of integrity. No further details have been provided.
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Hewlett-Packard has released a patch to address this vulnerability.