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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Passwd Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX Unspecified Bug in passwd Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015834
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1509   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 20 2006
Original Entry Date:  Mar 28 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in 'passwd' on HP-UX. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke '/sbin/passwd' to cause unspecified denial of service conditions on the target system.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   HP has issued the following patches, available at:

B.11.00 - PHCO_33219 - /sbin/passwd cumulative patch
B.11.04 - PHCO_34929 - (VVOS) /sbin/passwd cumulative patch
B.11.11 - PHCO_33214 - passwd(1) cumulative patch
B.11.11 - PHCO_33215 - libpam_unix cumulative patch
B.11.23 - PHCO_32149 - passwd(1) cumulative patch
B.11.23 - PHCO_32926 - libpam_unix

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  B.11.00, B.11.04, B.11.11, B.11.23

Message History:   None.

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