Vulnerability Note VU#119952

HP-UX Support Tools Manager vulnerable to denial of service

Original Release date: 30 Jan 2001 | Last revised: 29 Mar 2001


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)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Hewlett PackardAffected-22 Mar 2001
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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This document was written by Jeffrey P. Lanza.

Other Information

  • 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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