HP-UX PHKL_33714 : HP-UX Running on Itanium Platforms Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX01233 SSRT5975 rev.2)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 20038
SynopsisThe remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.
Descriptions700_800 11.23 exec(2) and setrlimit(2) system call fix :
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running on Itanium platforms where, under certain conditions, a specific stack size prevents proper operation. This vulnerability could be exploited by a local authorized user to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SolutionInstall patch PHKL_33714 or subsequent.