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Security Vulnerability in VVOS TGP
From: aleph1 () UNDERGROUND ORG (Aleph One)
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 09:27:51 -0800


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Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
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HPSBUX9912-107   Security Vulnerability in VVOS TGP

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID:  HPSBUX9912-107
Date Loaded:  19991213
      Title:  Security Vulnerability in VVOS TGP

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      HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY ADVISORY: #000107 14 Dec. 1999
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The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will not be liable for any
consequences to any customer resulting from customer's failure to fully
implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM:  Programs running on the VirtualVault may be proxied by
          the Trusted Gateway Proxy (TGP) without having proper access.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 7/800 running HP-UX 10.24 (VVOS) with
          VirtualVault A.03.50 (either US/Canada or International),
          _ONLY_ with patch PHSS_17692 installed.

DAMAGE:   Unprivileged processes may gain access to the INSIDE network.

SOLUTION: Apply the patch noted below.

AVAILABILITY: The patch is currently available.
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I.
   A. Background
      VirtualVault A.03.50 patch PHSS_17692 introduced a vulnerability
      in the Trusted Gateway Proxy (TGP) that could allow programs to
      be proxied by the TGP without having proper access.

   B. Fixing the problem
      This problem can be eliminated by installing the following patch,
      which supersedes the original PHSS_17692.
      Hewlett-Packard recommends that the following patch be loaded
      as applicable for HP-UX 10.24 (VVOS):
         with VirtualVault A.03.50 (International):      PHSS_20476
         with VirtualVault A.03.50 (US/Canada):          PHSS_20476

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