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[security bulletin] SSRTSSRT4778 Rev.0 Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX libpng Potential Overflows
From: "Boren, Rich (SSRT)" <rich.boren () hp com>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 21:10:14 -0600



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HP SECURITY BULLETIN

HPSBTU01063     REVISION: 0

SSRTSSRT4778 - rev.0 Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX -
libpng Potential Overflows

NOTICE:   There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.
The information in this Security bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

INITIAL RELEASE:   Not Yet Released

LAST UPDATED: 29 July 2004 (Draft)

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT: Remotely exploitable integer and
buffer overflows.

SOURCE:   HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
HP Software Security Response Team

REFERENCES:   CERT VU#388984, VU#817368, VU#236656, VU#477512,
VU#160448, VU#286464

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY:
   Several potential security vulnerabilities have been identified
   in libpng (portable network graphics library) used by the
   Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX. These potential
   vulnerabilities could be remotely exploitable, resulting in
   buffer overruns or integer overflows.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*:  ONLY impacted versions are listed.
   Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX versions earlier
   than 1.7   The Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX is
   provided for use on the supported base levels of HP
   Tru64 UNIX 5.1A and 5.1B.

BACKGROUND:
    HP has corrected these potential vulnerabilities by releasing
    the kit identified in the resolution section below.
    For a listing of all Tru64 UNIX security patch kits please see
    the following web site: 
    http://h30097.www3.hp.com/unix/security-download.html  

RESOLUTION:

     Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX V1.7
     The Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX is provided
     for use on the supported base levels of HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A
     and 5.1B.

     Supported versions are:
          o HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B PK4 (BL25)
          o HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B PK3 (BL24)
          o HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK6 (BL24)

     V1.7 web kits can be downloaded from the following sites:
     The Mozilla site:
     http://www.mozilla.org/releases/ 

     The download site for HP Tru64 UNIX internet and networking
     software:
     http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/download.htm  

* 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

To review previously published Security Bulletins visit:
 http://itrc.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/screen=ckiSecurityBulletin 

SUPPORT:
For further information, contact HP Services support
channel.

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Note: In addition to the individual alerts/notifications for the
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automatically receive one copy of alerts for non-operating system
categories (i.e., a subscriber who signs up for all six operating
system alerts will only receive one copy of all the non-operating
system alerts).

REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP
supported product, send Email to: security-alert () hp com  It is
strongly recommended that security related information being
communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit
information. To obtain the security-alert PGP key please send an
e-mail message to security-alert () hp com with the Subject of
'get key' (no quotes).

System management and security procedures must be reviewed
frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually
reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products
to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to
bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the
important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP
recommends that all users determine the applicability of this
information to their individual situations and take appropriate
action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily
accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently,
HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's
use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin.
To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties,
either express or implied, including the warranties of
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title
and non-infringement."

(c)Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the
extent permitted by law, neither HP or its affiliates,
subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special
or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;
damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration.
The information in this document is subject to change without
notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard
products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard
Company in the United States and other countries. Other product
and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their
respective owners.

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