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CVE-1999-1139 - Hand to hand Coder

Description

Character-Terminal User Environment (CUE) in HP-UX 11.0 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and gain root privileges via a symlink attack on the IOERROR.mytty file.

Reference

http://www.codetalker.com/advisories/vendor/hp/hpsbux9801-074.html http://security-archive.merton.ox.ac.uk/bugtraq-199801/0122.html http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/i-027b.shtml http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/2007.php http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87602880019745&w=2