HP-UX PHNE_34900 : HP-UX Sendmail MIME Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02124 SSRT061159 rev.2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22174

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VPR Score: 3.4


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


s700_800 11.00 sendmail(1m) 8.9.3 patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running Sendmail processing malformed multipart MIME messages. This vulnerability could potentially allow a remote unauthenticated user to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).


Install patch PHNE_34900 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22174

File Name: hpux_PHNE_34900.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2006/08/08

Updated: 2018/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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: 2006/07/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1173

HP: emr_na-c00680632, HPSBUX02124, SSRT061159