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Vulnerability of HP Data Protector: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can use a vulnerability of HP Data Protector, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: HP Data Protector.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/04/2013.
Références of this weakness: BID-59488, c03570121, CVE-2012-5220, HPSBMU02830, SSRT100889, VIGILANCE-VUL-12710.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can use a vulnerability of HP Data Protector, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer threat alert impacts software or systems such as HP Data Protector.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

HP Data Protector: patch.
A patch is available:
  HP Data Protector v6.x : DPLNX_00246
  HP Data Protector v7.x : DPLNX_00245
http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches
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