HP-UX PHNE_39443 : HP-UX Running bootpd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02458 SSRT090104 rev.1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41024


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


s700_800 11.31 bootpd(1M)/DHCP, tftp(1) and tftpd(1M) patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running bootpd. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).


Install patch PHNE_39443 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41024

File Name: hpux_PHNE_39443.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/21

Modified: 2016/09/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2009/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2679

OSVDB: 58132

HP: emr_na-c01866324, HPSBUX02458, SSRT090104