HP-UX PHKL_27179 : HP-UX running ptrace(2), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00206 SSRT071397 rev.2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.11 Corrected reference to thread register state :

Improper use of ptrace(2) could panic the system.

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHKL_27179 or subsequent.

Risk factor :


Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16517 (hpux_PHKL_27179.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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