[security bulletin] SSRT5979 - HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server (J7961A) Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

2005-11-17T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:10260
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-11-17T00:00:00

Description

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00557788 Version: 1

HPSBPI02078 SSRT5979 - HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server (J7961A) Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2005-11-15 Last Updated: 2005-11-15

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with the HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server (J7961A) . These vulnerabilities may be exploited remotely by an unauthorized user to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: NISCC Vulnerability Advisory 273756

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP Jetdirect 635n IPv6/IPsec Print Server (J7961A) running firmware versions prior to J7961A V.31.08

BACKGROUND

RESOLUTION

HP is providing a firmware update, J7961A V.31.08, to resolve this issue. The firmware can be updated using the HP Download Manager application. The HP Download Manager application can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com/go/dlm_sw.

UPDATE HISTORY Initial release: 15 November 2005

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  • The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title:

    GN = HP General SW, MA = HP Management Agents, MI = Misc. 3rd party SW, MP = HP MPE/iX, NS = HP NonStop Servers, OV = HP OpenVMS, PI = HP Printing & Imaging, ST = HP Storage SW, TL = HP Trusted Linux, TU = HP Tru64 UNIX, UX = HP-UX, VV = HP Virtual Vault

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