HP-UX PHCO_33214 : HP-UX passwd(1) Local Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02103 SSRT5953 rev.3)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21547
SynopsisThe remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.
Descriptions700_800 11.11 passwd(1) cumulative patch :
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running /sbin/passwd which could be locally exploited to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SolutionInstall patch PHCO_33214 or subsequent.