HP ThinPro Linux Multiple Security Vulnerabilities



Date Discovered

November 20, 2019


HP ThinPro Linux is prone to multiple security vulnerabilities. A local attacker can exploit these issues to obtain sensitive information,execute arbitrary code and gain elevated privileges. This may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • HP ThinPro Linux (x86) 6.2
  • HP ThinPro Linux (x86) 6.2.1
  • HP ThinPro Linux (x86) 7.0
  • HP ThinPro Linux (x86) 7.1


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Given the nature of this issue, allow only trusted and accountable individuals to have access.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.



Eldar Marcussen - xen1thLabs - Software Labs and Doug Ipperciel - NCC Group

© 1995- Symantec Corporation

Permission to redistribute this alert electronically is granted as long as it is not edited in any way unless authorized by Symantec Security Response. Reprinting the whole or part of this alert in any medium other than electronically requires permission from secure@symantec.com.


The information in the advisory is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing based on currently available information. Use of the information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are no warranties with regard to this information. Neither the author nor the publisher accepts any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage arising from use of, or reliance on, this information.

Symantec, Symantec products, Symantec Security Response, and secure@symantec.com are registered trademarks of Symantec Corp. and/or affiliated companies in the United States and other countries. All other registered and unregistered trademarks represented in this document are the sole property of their respective companies/owners.