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Buffer overflow in lpshut in SCO OpenServer 5.0.6 can allow a local attacker to gain additional privileges via a long first argument to lpshut.
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Date Entry Created
20010727 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20020225-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Baker, Frech, Williams
MODIFY(1) Bishop
NOOP(4) Cole, Foat, Wall, Ziese
Comments (Legacy)
 Bishop> recommend combining as stated in analysis
   "What is SSE072B, the buffer overflow security patch for Openserver 5? (Ref. #113723)"
   Buffer overflows have been found in the following 19
   SCO OpenServer 5 utilities:
   NOTE: the accept, reject, enable, and disable commands are
   symbolically linked to the same binary.
   Running any of the above utilities with a very large argument
   can result in a core dump.

Proposed (Legacy)
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