HP-UX PHSS_42040 : HP-UX Dynamic Loader, Local Privilege Escalation, Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02688 SSRT100513 rev.1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56846

Synopsis

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

Description

s700_800 11.31 linker + fdp cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX dynamic loader. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create a privilege escalation, or a Denial of Service (DoS).

Solution

Install patch PHSS_42040 or subsequent.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9bc129ed

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56846

File Name: hpux_PHSS_42040.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/06

Modified: 2017/08/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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: 2011/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2398

BID: 48577

HP: emr_na-c02904002, HPSBUX02688, SSRT100513

IAVB: 2011-B-0079