HP-UX PHNE_36260 : HP-UX Running rpc.yppasswdd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02295 SSRT071333 rev.1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 29797
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The remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.


s700_800 11.23 NIS/NIS+ cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running rpc.yppasswdd. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a denial of service (DoS).


Install patch PHNE_36260 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29797

File Name: hpux_PHNE_36260.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 12/26/2007

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 12/20/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6419

HP: emr_na-c01294324, HPSBUX02295, SSRT071333