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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   HP-UX Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX Flaw in ttrace(2) Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022706
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022706
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1427   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 11 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.31 with PHKL_38114 installed
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP-UX. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can invoke the ttrace(2) system call to cause the target system to become unavailable.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to become unavailable.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (PHKL_40197).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01832652

Vendor URL:  h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01832652 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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