HP-UX PHSS_32960 : HP-UX Running Xserver Local Execution of Arbitrary Code, Privilege Elevation (HPSBUX02137 SSRT051024 rev.1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22177


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


s700_800 11.23 Xserver cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the Xserver running on HP-UX. The vulnerability could be exploited by a local user to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Xserver.


Install patch PHSS_32960 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22177

File Name: hpux_PHSS_32960.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/08/08

Modified: 2014/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2006/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2495

OSVDB: 19352

HP: emr_na-c00732238, HPSBUX02137, SSRT051024