84288 : SCO UnixWare shl Environment Handling Local Privilege Escalation
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SCO UnixWare contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in shl during the handling of certain environments. This may allow local attacker to gain escalated root privileges.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
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Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this vulnerability. It is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround: restrict privileges on shl.


The SCO Group



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