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SECURITY BULLETIN: SSRT2266 HP Tru64 UNIX IGMP Potential (DoS) Security Vulnerability
NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.
RELEASE DATE: 13 November 2002
SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard Company HP Services Software Security Response Team
This bulletin will be posted to the support website within 24 hours of release to - http://thenew.hp.com/country/us/eng/support.html Use the SEARCH IN feature box, enter SSRT2266 in the search window.
SSRT2266 IGMP (Severity - High)
( IGMP = Internet Group Management Protocol )
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Tru64 UNIX operating system that may result in Denial of Service (DoS). This potential vulnerability may be in the form of local and remote security domain risks.
HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1A
HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1
HP Tru64 UNIX V5.0A
HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0G
HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0F
HP NonStop Servers
HP-UX REF: SSRT2266 IGMP
HP will provide notice of the availability of any necessary solutions through standard security bulletin announcements and will be available from your normal HP Services support channel and will be available from http://itrc.hp.com
HP Tru64 UNIX
Early Release Patches (ERPs) are now available for all supported versions of HP Tru64 UNIX. The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs) which have file intersections with the ERPs. Contact your normal support channel and request HP Tru64 services elevate a case to Support Engineering if a CSP must be merged with one of the ERPs.
Please review the README file for each patch prior to installation.
HP Tru64 UNIX/TruCluster V5.1A: Prerequisite: V5.1A with PK3 (BL3) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V51AB3-C0076000-15793-ES-20021025.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.1a/
HP Tru64 UNIX/TruCluster V5.1: Prerequisite: V5.1 with PK5 (BL19) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V51B19-C0153600-15796-ES-20021025.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.1/
HP Tru64 UNIX/TruCluster V5.0A: Prerequisite: V5.0A with PK3 (BL17) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V50AB17-C0026000-15803-ES-20021025.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.0a/
HP Tru64 UNIX/TruCluster V4.0G: Prerequisite: V4.0G with PK3 (BL17) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V40GB17-C0021700-15804-ES-20021025.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v4.0g/
HP Tru64 UNIX/TruCluster V4.0F: Prerequisite: V4.0F with PK7 (BL18) installed ERP Kit Name: DUV40FB18-C0084500-15850-ES-20021030.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v4.0f/
Information on how to verify MD5 and SHA1 checksums is available at: http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/whats-new.shtml
After completing the update, HP strongly recommends that you perform an immediate backup of the system disk so that any subsequent restore operations begin with updated software. Otherwise, the updates must be re-applied after a future restore operation. Also, if at some future time the system is upgraded to a later patch release or version release, reinstall the appropriate ERP.
For further information, contact HP Services.
To subscribe to automatically receive future Security Advisories from the Software Security Response Team via Electronic mail: http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/mailing-list.shtml
To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
As always, HP urges you to periodically review your system management and security procedures. HP will continue to review and enhance the security features of its products and work with our customers to maintain and improve the security and integrity of their systems.
"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin."
(c)Copyright 2002 Hewlett-Packard Company. Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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