[security bulletin] SSRT3456 HP-UX ftp remote unauthorized access

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-06-11T00:00:00





SSRT3456 rev.0 HP-UX ftp remote unauthorized access

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The information in this Security bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.


POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT: remote unauthorized access

SOURCE: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY HP Software Security Response Team


VULNERABILITY SUMMARY: A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running ftp where the vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow unauthorized access.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.22

BACKGROUND: This issue has been reported by CERT as VU#258721.



 Note: To determine if a system has an affected version,
       search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
       for an affected fileset.  Then determine if the
       recommended patch or update is installed.

 HP-UX B.11.22
 action: install PHNE_29462 or subsequent.

 HP-UX B.11.11
 action: install PHNE_29461 or subsequent.

 action: install revision B. or subsequent.

 HP-UX B.11.00
 action: install PHNE_29460 or subsequent.

 action: install revision B. or subsequent.


RESOLUTION: Patches are available to resolve this vulnerability:

For HP-UX B.11.22 - PHNE_29462 or subsequent.

For HP-UX B.11.11 - PHNE_29461 or subsequent.

For HP-UX B.11.00 - PHNE_29460 or subsequent.

In addition web upgrades are available from http://software.hp.com for HP-UX B.11.00 and B.11.11 running wu-ftp version 2.6.

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update Web upgrades are available form http:software.hp.com for HP-UX B.11.00 and B.11.11 running wu-ftp version 2.6.

SUPPORT: For further information, contact HP Services support channel.

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HP-UX SPECIFIC SECURITY BULLETINS*: To review previously published Security Bulletins for HP-UX: http://itrc.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/screen=ckiSecurityBulletin

The HP-UX Security Patch Matrix is available here: http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId= hpuxSecurityMatrix Or via anonymous ftp: ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

The HP-UX Security Patch Matrix, updated daily, categorizes security patches by platform/OS release, and by Bulletin topic. The Security Patch Check tool completely automates the process of reviewing the Security Patch Matrix for HP-UX 11.XX Versions. NOTE: Installing patches listed in the Security Patch Matrix will completely implement the RESOLUTION in the Security Bulletin only if there are no MANUAL ACTIONS included.

The Security Patch Check tool can also verify that a Security Bulletin RESOLUTION has been implemented on HP-UX 11.XX Versions provided that no MANUAL ACTIONS were included. The Security Patch Check tool cannot verify patches implemented via product upgrade.

For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see: http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/ displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com. It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. To obtain the security-alert PGP key please send an e-mail message to security-alert@hp.com with the Subject of 'get key' (no quotes).

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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