HP-UX PHKL_27179 : HP-UX running ptrace(2), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00206 SSRT071397 rev.2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16517


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


s700_800 11.11 Corrected reference to thread register state :

Improper use of ptrace(2) could panic the system.


Install patch PHKL_27179 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16517

File Name: hpux_PHKL_27179.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: 2007/04/26

Reference Information

HP: emr_na-c01035655, HPSBUX00206, SSRT071397