HP-UX PHSS_42253 : HP-UX Dynamic Loader, Local Privilege Escalation, Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02688 SSRT100513 rev.1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.11 ld(1) and linker tools cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX
dynamic loader. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create
a privilege escalation, or a Denial of Service (DoS).

See also :


Solution :

Install patch PHSS_42253 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56848 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48577

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2398

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