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Vulnerability of HP-UX: privilege elevation via HP Power Manager RA

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can acquire root privileges by exploiting a vulnerability of HP Power Manager Remote Agent.
Vulnerable products: HP-UX.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 02/05/2007.
Références of this bulletin: c00819543, CVE-2007-2351, HPSBMA02197, SSRT061285, VIGILANCE-VUL-6774.

Description of the vulnerability 

The HP Power Manager Remote Agent product can be installed on HP-UX to control electrical power suppliers.

A local attacker can acquire root privileges by exploiting a vulnerability of HP Power Manager Remote Agent. This vulnerability could be related to control scripts.
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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as HP-UX.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability bulletin 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 weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

HP Power Manager RA: version 4.0Build11.
Version 4.0Build11 is corrected:
  http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/proliantstorage/power-protection/software/power-manager/pm3-dl.html
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