HP-UX PHCO_36953 : HP-UX Running useradd(1M), Local Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02335 SSRT071454 rev.2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32451


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


s700_800 11.31 ugm cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified HP-UX running the useradd(1M) command. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to allow unauthorized access to directories or files.


Install patch PHCO_36953 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32451

File Name: hpux_PHCO_36953.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/28

Modified: 2014/04/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.3

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

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: 2007/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1660

OSVDB: 45362

HP: emr_na-c01455884, HPSBUX02335, SSRT071454