HP-UX PHKL_33713 : HP-UX Running on Itanium Platforms Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX01233 SSRT5975 rev.2)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.23 exec(2) and setrlimit(2) fix :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX
running on Itanium platforms where, under certain conditions, a
specific stack size prevents proper operation. This vulnerability
could be exploited by a local authorized user to create a Denial of
Service (DoS).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8627456a

Solution :

Install patch PHKL_33713 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20037 (hpux_PHKL_33713.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3295