HP-UX PHNE_29912 : HP-UX sendmail, Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access (HPSBUX00281 SSRT3631 rev.11)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 16855
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The remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.


s700_800 11.22 sendmail(1m) 8.11.1 patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running sendmail, where the vulnerability could be exploited remotely to gain unauthorized privileged access. References: CERT/CC CA-2003-25, CAN-2003-0681.


Install patch PHNE_29912 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 16855

File Name: hpux_PHNE_29912.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 2/16/2005

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/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: 12/16/2003

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0681, CVE-2003-0694

CERT-CC: 2003-25

HP: emr_na-c01035741, HPSBUX00281, SSRT3631