HP-UX PHSS_37225 : HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code (HPSBUX02303 SSRT071468 rev.1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.23 X Font Server Patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX
running the X Font Server (xfs). The vulnerability could be exploited
remotely to execute arbitrary code.

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHSS_37225 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30046 (hpux_PHSS_37225.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4990

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