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HPSBUX9702-052 Security Vulnerability in the rlogin executable
From: aleph1 () DFW NET (Aleph One)
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 1997 22:30:01 -0600


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Digest Name:  Daily Security Bulletins Digest
    Created:  Wed Feb  5  3:00:04 PST 1997

Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
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HPSBUX9702-052   Security Vulnerability in the rlogin executable

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID:  HPSBUX9702-052
Date Loaded:  970205
      Title:  Security Vulnerability in the rlogin executable

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  HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX9702-052, 05 February 1997
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 The information in the following Security Advisory should be acted upon
as soon as possible.  Hewlett Packard will not be liable for any
consequences to any customer resulting from customer's failure to fully
implement instructions in this Security Advisory as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM: Security vulnerability in the rlogin executable

PLATFORM: HP 9000 Series 700/800s running HP-UX releases 9.X and 10.X

DAMAGE: Vulnerabilities exist allowing local users to increase privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply patch:
             PHNE_8807 to HP-UX 10.20 on S700/800
             PHNE_8806 to HP-UX 10.10, 10.0X on S700/800
             PHNE_8805 to HP-UX 9.X on S700/800

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.

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I.
   A. Background
      The rlogin program as shipped in HP-UX releases allows contains a
      defect that allows users to compromise system security.

   B. Fixing the problem
      Hewlett-Packard has created a cumulative rlogin patch in the fileset
      InternetSrvcs.INETSVCS-RUN and InternetSrvcs.INET-ENG-A-MAN.

   C. Recommended solution
      Obtain and apply the necessary patches.
      NOTE: for HP-UX 10.00 (only), PHNE_5376 is also required.

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      The patches fix this vulnerability.

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