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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00874667 Version: 1
HPSBUX02195 SSRT061237 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Software Distributor (SD), Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-02-27 Last Updated: 2007-02-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the version of GZIP delivered by HP-UX Software Distributor (SD). The vulnerability could be remotely exploited leading to a Denial of Service (DoS).
References: CVE-2006-4334, CVE-2006-4335, CVE-2006-4336, CVE-2006-4337, CVE-2006-4338
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23 running Software Distributor (SD)
To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below. For affected systems verify that the recommended action has been taken.
SW-DIST.GZIP SW-DIST.SD-AGENT SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install PHCO_35587 or subsequent
SW-DIST.GZIP SW-DIST.SD-AGENT SW-DIST.SD-CMDS action: install revision B.11.23.0612 or subsequent URL: http://docs.hp.com/en/SD
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made available the patch and the following upgrade package to resolve this issue.
HP-UX B.11.11 - PHCO_35587 or subsequent from: http://itrc.hp.com HP-UX B.11.23 - SD update to B.11.23.0612 retrieved from: http://docs.hp.com/en/SD
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update HP-UX B.11.11 - No manual actions HP-UX B.11.23 - Update to HP-UX SD B.11.23.0612 or subsequent.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa
HISTORY: Version: 1 (rev.1) - 27 February 2007 Initial Release
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.
Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows: To: email@example.com Subject: get key
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System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.
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