The GetInstalledPackages function in the configuration tool in HP
Application Lifestyle Management (ALM) 11 on AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris
allows local users to gain privileges via (1) a Trojan horse
/tmp/tmp.txt FIFO or (2) a symlink attack on /tmp/tmp.txt.
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BUGTRAQ:20111208 0A29-11-2 : Privilege escalation vulnerability in HP Application Lifestyle Management (ALM) Platform v11
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