HP-UX PHCO_43873 : s700_800 11.11 libpam_updbe patch

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

s700_800 11.11 libpam_updbe patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP-UX
running PAM using libpam_updbe in pam.conf(4). This vulnerability
could allow remote users to bypass certain authentication
restrictions. References: CVE-2014-7879 (SSRT101489).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?462a1237

Solution :

Install patch PHCO_43873 or subsequent.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: HP-UX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79568 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71308

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7879

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