HP-UX PHCO_33142 : 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 11.11 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 :


Solution :

Install patch PHCO_33142 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21103 (hpux_PHCO_33142.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1248

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