HP-UX PHSS_42253 : HP-UX Dynamic Loader, Local Privilege Escalation, Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02688 SSRT100513 rev.1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56848


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


s700_800 11.11 ld(1) and linker tools 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).


Install patch PHSS_42253 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56848

File Name: hpux_PHSS_42253.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/06

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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