HP-UX PHSS_37224 : HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code (HPSBUX02303 SSRT071468 rev.1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30045


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


s700_800 11.11 X Font Server Patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running the X Font Server (xfs). The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.


Install patch PHSS_37224 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30045

File Name: hpux_PHSS_37224.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/01/22

Modified: 2014/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/10/02

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4990

OSVDB: 37722

HP: emr_na-c01323725, HPSBUX02303, SSRT071468

CWE: 189