HP-UX PHNE_34900 : HP-UX Sendmail MIME Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02124 SSRT061159 rev.2)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.00 sendmail(1m) 8.9.3 patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX
running Sendmail processing malformed multipart MIME messages. This
vulnerability could potentially allow a remote unauthenticated user to
cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHNE_34900 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22174 (hpux_PHNE_34900.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1173