HP-UX PHNE_27796 : HP-UX DNS and Resolver Libraries, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX00209 SSRT2316 rev.17)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16976


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


s700_800 11.11 libnss_dns DNS backend patch :

Potential buffer overflows in DNS resolver libraries.


Install patch PHNE_27796 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16976

File Name: hpux_PHNE_27796.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

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: 2003/01/07

Reference Information

HP: emr_na-c00957990, HPSBUX00209, SSRT2316