HP-UX PHNE_28409 : s700_800 11.22 sendmail(1m) 8.11.1 patch

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.22 sendmail(1m) 8.11.1 patch :

The remote HP-UX host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Sendmail Restricted Shell (smrsh) may let local users
bypass restrictions to execute code.

- A potential security vulnerability has been identified
with HP-UX sendmail, where the vulnerability may be
exploited remotely to gain unauthorized access or create
a denial of service (DoS). References: CERT CA-2003-12.
(HPSBUX00253 SSRT3531)

- A potential security vulnerability has been identified
with HP-UX running sendmail, where the vulnerability may
be exploited remotely to gain unauthorized access and
create a Denial of Service (DoS). References: CERT
CA-2003-07, CAN-2002-1337. (HPSBUX00246 SSRT3469)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7e44f628
http://www.nessus.org/u?b715e4f4

Solution :

Install patch PHNE_28409 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16634 (hpux_PHNE_28409.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1337
CVE-2003-0161