HP-UX PHNE_36260 : HP-UX Running rpc.yppasswdd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02295 SSRT071333 rev.1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.23 NIS/NIS+ cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX
running rpc.yppasswdd. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely
to create a denial of service (DoS).

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHNE_36260 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29797 (hpux_PHNE_36260.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6419

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