HP-UX PHCO_43874 : s700_800 11.23 libpam_updbe cumulative patch

High Nessus Plugin ID 79569

Synopsis

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

Description

s700_800 11.23 libpam_updbe cumulative patch :

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP-UX running PAM using libpam_updbe in pam.conf(4). This vulnerability could allow remote users to bypass certain authentication restrictions. References: CVE-2014-7879 (SSRT101489).

Solution

Install patch PHCO_43874 or subsequent.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?462a1237

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79569

File Name: hpux_PHCO_43874.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2014/12/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2014/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7879

BID: 71308

HP: emr_na-c04511778