Vigil@nce: HP-UX, remote denial of service via libc
August 2008 by Vigil@nce
An remote attacker can use libc vulnerability to generate a denial of service.
Consequences: denial of service of service
Provenance: internet client
Means of attack: no proof of concept, no attack
Ability of attacker: expert (4/4)
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5)
Diffusion of the vulnerable configuration: medium (2/3)
Creation date: 07/08/2008
Hewlett-Packard HP-UX [confidential versions]
The libc library contains every basic functions used in C language.
No information about the vulnerability has been disclosed.
A remote attacker, thanks to libc library, can generate a denial of service on victim’s computer.
Identifiers: CVE-2008-1664, HPSBUX02355, SSRT080023, VIGILANCE-VUL-8004