HP-UX PHCO_43875 : s700_800 11.31 libpam_updbe patch

High Nessus Plugin ID 79570


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


s700_800 11.31 libpam_updbe 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).


Install patch PHCO_43875 or subsequent.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79570

File Name: hpux_PHCO_43875.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2014/12/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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: 2014/04/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7879

BID: 71308

HP: emr_na-c04511778