HP-UX PHCO_29329 : HP-UX NLSPath, Local Increase in Privilege (HPSBUX00294 SSRT3656 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.22 libc cumulative patch :

Superuser cannot restrict the paths set in the NLSPATH environment
variable for setuid root programs which are using catopen(3C) and
executed by others.

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHCO_29329 or subsequent.

Risk factor :


Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16668 (hpux_PHCO_29329.nasl)

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