HP HP-UX 10.10/10.20 Direct Audio denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in HP HP-UX 10.10/10.20 (Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code of the component Direct Audio. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

vulnerability in direct audio user space code on hp-ux 10.20 and 10.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service.

The weakness was shared 12/24/1996 as HPSBUX9612-043 (Packetstorm). The advisory is available at packetstormsecurity.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-1999-1251. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at packetstormsecurity.org.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (2010) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-23366). The entry 13790 is related to this item.





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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Upgrade: packetstormsecurity.org


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Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: HPSBUX9612-043
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-1999-1251 (🔍)
X-Force: 2010
Vulnerability Center: 23366 - HP HP-UX 10.20 and 10.10 Direct Audio User Space Code Local DoS Vulnerability, Medium

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 06/17/2014 06:06 PM
Updated: 02/13/2017 12:33 PM
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