HP-UX PHNE_38458 : HP-UX Running ftpd, Remote Privileged Access (HPSBUX02356 SSRT080051 rev.1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 33936
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The remote HP-UX host is missing a security-related patch.


s700_800 11.11 ftpd(1M) and ftp(1) patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running ftpd. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow remote privileged access.


Install patch PHNE_38458 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33936

File Name: hpux_PHNE_38458.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Published: 8/19/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 8/12/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1668

HP: emr_na-c01525562, HPSBUX02356, SSRT080051

CWE: 264