HP-UX PHCO_30191 : HP-UX NLSPath, Local Increase in Privilege (HPSBUX00294 SSRT3656 rev.2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16481


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


s700_800 11.04 (VVOS) libc cumulative patch :

Superuser cannot restrict the paths set in the NLSPATH environment variable for setuid root programs which are using catopen(3C) and executed by others.


Install patch PHCO_30191 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16481

File Name: hpux_PHCO_30191.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/16

Modified: 2013/04/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:hp:hp-ux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/HP-UX/version, Host/HP-UX/swlist

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/29

Reference Information

HP: emr_na-c00908653, HPSBUX00294, SSRT3656