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Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 06:05:27 -0700 (PDT)


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Digest Name:  daily security bulletins digest
    Created:  Wed May 23  3:00:02 PDT 2001

Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title
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HPSBUX0105-151   Security Vulnerabilities in CDE on HP-UX

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID:  HPSBUX0105-151
Date Loaded:  20010522
      Title:  Security Vulnerabilities in CDE on HP-UX

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    HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #00151, 23 May 2001
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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:   Buffer overflows and other vulnerabilities in CDE for HP-UX.

PLATFORM:  HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 10.10, 10.20,
           10.24, 11.00, 11.04 and 11.11.

DAMAGE:    Possible increase in privilege, denial of service.

SOLUTION:  Install the appropriate patch for the HP-UX release:

           10.10:               PHSS_23355,
           10.20:               PHSS_23796,
           10.24:               PHSS_24097,
           11.00:               PHSS_23797,
           11.04:               PHSS_24098,
           11.11:               PHSS_24087 and PHSS_24091.

AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available now.
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   A. Background
      Vulnerabilities have been found in several CDE modules.

   B. Fixing the problem
      Apply the appropriate patches as listed above.  Because of the
      way that CDE is packaged on 11.11 two patches are required for
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-----End of Document ID:  HPSBUX0105-151--------------------------------------


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