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[security bulletin] SSRT3460 rev.3 HP-UX Network traffic can cause programs to fail
From: "Boren, Rich (SSRT)" <rich.boren () hp com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 09:53:52 -0600




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**REVISED 03**
 Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
 SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0306-264
 Originally issued: 04 June 2003
 Last revised: 15 August 2004
 SSRT3460 rev.3 HP-UX Network traffic can cause programs to fail
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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

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: Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.

IMPACT: Potential denial of service

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases B.11.00,
          B.11.04, B.11.11, and B.11.22.

**REVISED 03**
SOLUTION: Install patch or file.
 -->      HP-UX B.11.00 - PHNE_29473 or subsequent
          HP-UX B.11.04 - PHNE_29453 or subsequent
 -->      HP-UX B.11.11 - PHNE_29887 or subsequent
          HP-UX B.11.22 - sys_socket.o.ia.1122


MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
                HP-UX B.11.22 - Download and install
                        sys_socket.o.ia.1122
                No manual actions for other HP-UX versions.

AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available on itrc.hp.com

CHANGE SUMMARY: Rev.01 -  Added Support Tool Manager patches.
                Rev.02 -  Added B.11.04
                Rev.03 -  Added PHNE_29473 for B.11.00
                          Added PHNE_29887 for B.11.11

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 A. Background
    Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.  An
    example of potentially vulnerable program is diagmond.


**REVISED 03**
 --> AFFECTED VERSIONS

     Note: To determine if a system has an affected version,
           search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
           for an affected fileset.  Then determine if the
           recommended patch or update is installed.

     HP-UX B.11.22
     =============
     OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
     action: install sys_socket.o.ia.1122

     HP-UX B.11.11
     =============
     OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
     action: install PHNE_29887 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.04
     =============
     OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
     action: install PHNE_29453 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.00
     =============
     OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
     action: install PHNE_29473 or subsequent

 --> END AFFECTED VERSIONS

 B. Recommended solution

 -->HP-UX B.11.00 - Install PHNE_29473 or subsequent.
    HP-UX B.11.04 - Install PHNE_29453 or subsequent.
 -->HP-UX B.11.11 - Install PHNE_29887 or subsequent.


 -->HP-UX B.11.22 - Please write to security-alert () hp com
                    for a copy of sys_socket.o.ia.1122.
    ==================================================

    cksum:
    4088493721 33904 sys_socket.o.ia.1122

    MD5 (sys_socket.o.ia.1122) = 42843c3af576dc1c8bdb4b391170dce7

    Install the sys_socket.o.ia.1122 as follows:

            [copy sys_socket.o.ia.1122 to a safe
             directory such as /etc]

            cd /usr/conf/lib
            cp -p libuipc.a libuipc.a.orig
            ar r /usr/conf/lib/libuipc.a \
                  /etc/sys_socket.o.ia.1122
            mk_kernel
            kmupdate

            [reboot]


* 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 OpenVMS, PI=HP Printing & Imaging, ST=HP Storage,
  TU=HP Tru64 UNIX, TL=Trusted Linux, UX=HP-UX, VV=Virtual Vault


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HP-UX SPECIFIC SECURITY BULLETINS*:
The HP-UX Security Patch Matrix is available here:
  http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?
  docId=hpuxSecurityMatrix
Or via anonymous ftp:
  ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

The HP-UX Security Patch Matrix, updated daily, categorizes
security patches by platform/OS release, and by Bulletin topic.
The Security Patch Check tool completely automates the process of
reviewing the Security Patch Matrix for HP-UX 11.XX Versions.

NOTE: Installing patches listed in the Security Patch Matrix will
completely implement the RESOLUTION in the Security Bulletin
_only_ if there are no MANUAL ACTIONS included.

The Security Patch Check tool can also verify that a Security
Bulletin RESOLUTION has been implemented on HP-UX 11.XX Versions
provided that no MANUAL ACTIONS were included. The Security Patch
Check tool cannot verify patches implemented via product upgrade.

For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
  http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/
  displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

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