HP-UX PHNE_39873 : HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code (HPSBUX02437 SSRT090038 rev.2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40366


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


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A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running XNTP. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.


Install patch PHNE_39873 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40366

File Name: hpux_PHNE_39873.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/27

Modified: 2014/11/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0159

BID: 34481, 35017

OSVDB: 53593, 54576

HP: emr_na-c01763606, HPSBUX02437, SSRT090038

CWE: 119