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From: "Oonk, Patrick" <patrick () PINE NL>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 14:44:05 +0200

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Digest Name:  Daily Security Bulletins Digest
    Created:  Tue Sep 19  3:00:02 PDT 2000

Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
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HPSBMP0006-007   Sec. Vulnerability in TurboIMAGE

The documents are listed below.

Document ID:  HPSBMP0006-007
Date Loaded:  20000918
      Title:  Sec. Vulnerability in TurboIMAGE

LAST REVISED: 14 Sept '00

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.

PROBLEM:  Given a specific setup, users with ordinary database
          privileges can gain additional privileges.

PLATFORM: HP3000 running MPE/iX release 4.5 and newer.

DAMAGE:   Unauthorized access.

SOLUTION: **REVISED** Apply the patch noted below.

AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now.
   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard Company has learned of a procedure by which a user
      can gain additional privileges using DBUTIL.PUB.SYS.

   B. Recommended solution
      Apply the appropriate patches to correct the problem:

--->>>For MPE/iX 5.5 release, install TIXLX74A,
--->>>    MPE/iX 6.0 release, install TIXLX74B,
--->>>    MPE/iX 6.5 release, install TIXLX74C.

      NOTE: Hewlett-Packard Company will not produce any patches for
            releases MPE/iX 4.5 and MPE/iX 5.0.

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-----End of Document ID:  HPSBMP0006-007--------------------------------------

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