HP-UX PHKL_34940 : HP-UX Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02120 SSRT051057 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.04 (VVOS) Timers disabling, early SIGXCPU :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP-UX
kernel. The potential vulnerability could be exploited by a local
authorized user to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a1eb382

Solution :

Install patch PHKL_34940 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: 22057 (hpux_PHKL_34940.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2551