HP-UX PHCO_37291 : HP-UX Running useradd(1M), Local Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02335 SSRT071454 rev.2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 32453
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The remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.


s700_800 11.23 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_37291 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32453

File Name: hpux_PHCO_37291.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 5/28/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Vector: 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: 2/21/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1660

HP: emr_na-c01455884, HPSBUX02335, SSRT071454