HP-UX PHKL_40197 : HP-UX ttrace(2), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02450 SSRT090141 rev1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.31 ttrace(2) cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability have been identified with HP-UX
programs using the ttrace(2) system call. The vulnerability could be
exploited locally to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?359fe910

Solution :

Install patch PHKL_40197 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40607 (hpux_PHKL_40197.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1427