HP-UX PHNE_39668 : HP-UX Running bootpd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02458 SSRT090104 rev.1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.23 bootpd(1M)/DHCP, tftp(1) and tftpd(1M) patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX
running bootpd. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to
create a Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHNE_39668 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41025 (hpux_PHNE_39668.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2679

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