HP-UX PHKL_27180 : HP-UX running ptrace(2), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00206 SSRT071397 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

The remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

s700_800 11.00 Corrected reference to thread register state :

Improper use of ptrace(2) could panic the system.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4d760de2

Solution :

Install patch PHKL_27180 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16516 (hpux_PHKL_27180.nasl)

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