HP-UX PHCO_24839 : HP-UX passwd(1), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00191 SSRT071389 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.11 libpam_unix cumulative patch :

password file corruption using passwd(1).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b20e58ef

Solution :

Install patch PHCO_24839 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16606 (hpux_PHCO_24839.nasl)

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