HP-UX PHCO_38048 : HP-UX Using libc, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02355 SSRT080023 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.31 libc cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX using
libc. This vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a
Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?53753826

Solution :

Install patch PHCO_38048 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33862 (hpux_PHCO_38048.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1664