Vulnerability Note VU#119952
HP-UX Support Tools Manager vulnerable to denial of service
There is a vulnerability in the Hewlett-Packard Support Tools Manager that allows a local user to create a denial-of-service condition.
The Hewlett-Packard Support Tools is a collection of diagnostic tools that allow operators of HP-UX systems to test and diagnose hardware configurations. On January 18, 2001, HP announced a vulnerability in the HP Support Tools Manager product that allows a local user to create a denial-of-service condition. This vulnerability is reported to affect HP9000 Series 700 and 800 systems running HP-UX versions 11.11, 11.00, and 10.20.
According to HP's report, successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a denial-of-service attack.
HP has provided patches for each of the affected versions; please see the vendor section of this document for further details.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Hewlett Packard||Affected||-||22 Mar 2001|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This document was written by Jeffrey P. Lanza.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2001-0219
- Date Public: 18 Jan 2001
- Date First Published: 30 Jan 2001
- Date Last Updated: 29 Mar 2001
- Severity Metric: 0.25
- Document Revision: 14
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