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From: aleph1 () DFW NET (Aleph One)
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 09:12:58 -0600

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    Created:  Thu Feb 20  3:00:05 PST 1997

Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
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HPSBUX9702-056   Security Vulnerability in vgdisplay command

The documents are listed below.

Document ID:  HPSBUX9702-056
Date Loaded:  970220
      Title:  Security Vulnerability in vgdisplay command

        HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: #00056, 20 February 1997

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible.  Hewlett Packard will not be liable for any
consequences to any customer resulting from customer's failure to fully
implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

PROBLEM:  Vulnerability in vgdisplay command

PLATFORM: HP 9000 Series 700/800s running HP-UX release 10.X

DAMAGE:   Allows local user unauthorized root access.

SOLUTION: Apply the following patch:

          PHCO_10048 on all platforms with HP-UX releases 10.20,
          PHCO_10059 on all platforms with HP-UX releases 10.10,
          PHCO_10060 on all platforms with HP-UX releases 10.01,
          PHCO_10061 on all platforms with HP-UX releases 10.00,
          PHCO_10052 on all platforms with HP-UX releases 10.24.

          NOTE: HP-UX release 9.X is not affected.

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard has learned of the need for patches on the LVM
      command vgdisplay.

   B. Recommended solution
      The system administrator needs to obtain and apply the pathes
      mentioned above.

   C. Impact of the patch
      The patch is a cumulative LVM command and fully fixes the

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-----End of Document ID:  HPSBUX9702-056--------------------------------------

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