[security bulletin] SSRT4741 rev.1 DCE for HP OpenVMS Potential RPC Buffer Overflow Attack VU#259796, VU#568148, VU#326746

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-07-15T00:00:00





TITLE: SSRT4741 Rev.1 DCE for HP OpenVMS Potential RPC Buffer Overrun Attack

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POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT: OpenVMS Alpha DCE buffer could erroneously be overwritten

SOURCE: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY HP Software Security Response Team

REFERENCES: VU#259796, VU#568148, VU#326746

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY: A problem has been detected where an exploit program sends invalid packet data which causes a buffer overflow in DCE servers

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  All DCE Version 3.1-SSB for HP OpenVMS V7.3, V7.3-1, V7.3-2



  OpenVMS V7.3-2
       -  VMS732_RPC-V0200

  OpenVMS V7.3-1
       -  VMS731_RPC-V0300

  OpenVMS V7.3
       -  VMS73_RPC-V0300

  The following remedial kit(s), or  later,  must  be 
  installed BEFORE installation of this, or any
  required kit:

  OpenVMS V7.3-2
        -  VMS732_PCSI-V0100
        -  VMS732_UPDATE-V0200

  OpenVMS V7.3-1
        -  VMS731_PCSI-V0200
        -  VMS731_UPDATE-V0300

  OpenVMS V7.3
        -  VMS73_PCSI-V0200
        -  VMS73_UPDATE-V0300

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RESOLUTION: HP is releasing the following patch kits to resolve this issue and are available from the ITRC at http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do Search for the patch kit name as shown.

  HP OpenVMS Alpha Version:               Patch Kit name:

  HP OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-2              VMS732_RPC-V0300
  HP OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1              VMS731_RPC-V0400
  HP OpenVMS Alpha V7.3                VMS73_RPC-V0400

  The kits do not require a reboot to be implemented.
  Please follow the installation instructions to apply the
  kits accordingly.

  * The software product category that this Security Bulletin
  relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of
  the Bulletin number:
  GN=General, MA=Management Agents, MI=Misc. 3rd party,
  MP=HP-MPE/iX, NS=HP NonStop Servers, OV=HP Openview,
  PI=HP Printing & Imaging, ST=HP Storage, VM=HP OpenVMS
  TU=HP Tru64 UNIX, TL=Trusted Linux, UX=HP-UX,
  VV=Virtual Vault


  Rev 1  
  - 13 July 2004 Update V7.3 required kit name.

  Rev 0  
  - 12 July 2004 Initial Release

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