HP-UX PHCO_24839 : HP-UX passwd(1), Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00191 SSRT071389 rev.2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16606


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


s700_800 11.11 libpam_unix cumulative patch :

password file corruption using passwd(1).


Install patch PHCO_24839 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16606

File Name: hpux_PHCO_24839.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

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: 2007/04/19

Reference Information

HP: emr_na-c00994344, HPSBUX00191, SSRT071389