HP-UX PHCO_34764 : HP-UX usermod(1M) Local Unauthorized Access. (HPSBUX02102 SSRT051078 rev.4)

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 11.23 ugm cumulative patch :

A vulnerability has been identified with certain versions of the HP-UX
usermod(1M) command. A certain combination of options can result in
recursively changing the ownership of all directories and files under
a user's new home directory. This may result in unauthorized access to
these directories and files.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?db51d206

Solution :

Install patch PHCO_34764 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22329 (hpux_PHCO_34764.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1248