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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 16855

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VPR Score: 6.3


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: Revision: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/16

Updated: 2015/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2003/12/16

Reference Information

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

CERT-CC: 2003-25

HP: emr_na-c01035741, HPSBUX00281, SSRT3631