HP-UX PHNE_34936 : HP-UX Sendmail MIME Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02124 SSRT061159 rev.2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 22176
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Synopsis

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

Description

s700_800 11.11 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).

Solution

Install patch PHNE_34936 or subsequent.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a31863fc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22176

File Name: hpux_PHNE_34936.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 8/8/2006

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 7/28/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/7/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1173

HP: emr_na-c00680632, HPSBUX02124, SSRT061159