HP-UX ftpd Remote Privileged Access Authentication Bypass

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4624

Synopsis

The remote FTP server may allow remote privileged access.

Description

According to its banner, the version of the HP-UX FTP server running on the remote host is at a patch level before PHNE_38458. Such versions reportedly contain an unspecified vulnerability that in certain account configurations could be exploited by an anonymous remote attacker to gain privileged access.

Solution

Apply patch PHNE_38458 or later.

See Also

http://ftp://us-ffs.external.hp.com/hp-ux_patches/s700_800/11.X/PHNE_38458.txt

http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/831

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/15189

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 4624

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2008/08/15

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 33899

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:hp:hp-ux

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1668

BID: 30666