HP-UX PHSS_34159 : HP-UX Running xterm Local Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02075 SSRT051074 rev.5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21553


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


s700_800 11.23 XClients Patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running xterm. The vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to gain unauthorized access.


Install patch PHSS_34159 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21553

File Name: hpux_PHSS_34159.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: 2006/02/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3779

OSVDB: 20834

HP: emr_na-c00555516, HPSBUX02075, SSRT051074