HP-UX PHCO_26385 : HP-UX Running newgrp(1), Local Privilege Elevation (HPSBUX01102 SSRT4687 rev.2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16553


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


s700_800 11.11 newgrp(1) cumulative patch :

A potential vulnerability has been identified with the HP-UX newgrp(1) command that may allow authorized users to elevate privileges.


Install patch PHCO_26385 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16553

File Name: hpux_PHCO_26385.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/16

Modified: 2014/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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: 2007/03/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1328

OSVDB: 12492

HP: emr_na-c00898954, HPSBUX01102, SSRT4687