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TIBCO Hawk "tibhawkhma" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-06-06    Last Update:  2006-06-08    Views:  8,562

Secunia Advisory SA20431

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in TIBCO Hawk, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the configuration interface of the Hawk Monitoring Agent. This can be exploited by a local user to execute arbitrary code with escalated privileges.

Successful exploitation requires that the user is able to modify the configuration of the TIBCO Hawk HMA (tibhawkhma) executable.

The vulnerability has been reported in TIBCO Hawk versions prior to 4.6.1 and in TIBCO Runtime Agent (TRA) versions prior to 5.4.


Solution:
Update to TIBCO Hawk to version 4.6.1 or later.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.tibco.com/resources/mk/hawk_security_advisory.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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