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[security bulletin] SSRT051069 - HP Tru64 Unix Secure Web Server (SWS 6.4.1 and earlier) PHP/XMLRPC Remote Unauthorized Execution of Arbitrary Code
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 10:33:56 -0800

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00576921
Version: 1

HPSBTU02083 SSRT051069 - HP Tru64 Unix Secure Web Server
(SWS 6.4.1 and earlier) PHP/XMLRPC Remote Unauthorized Execution
of Arbitrary Code

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2005-12-06
Last Updated: 2005-12-07

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized execution of
arbitrary code

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company,
        HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the
Secure Web Server for Tru64 UNIX (powered by Apache) 6.4.1 and
earlier when running PHP/XMLRPC. The vulnerability could be
exploited by a remote unauthorized user to execute arbitrary code.

References: CAN-2005-1921

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported versions of HP Tru64 UNIX are affected
when running the Secure Web Server 6.4.1 and earlier:

    * HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-3
    * HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-2/PK4
    * HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1A PK6

BACKGROUND

RESOLUTION

HP has released Secure Web Server (SWS) 6.4.1a for Tru64 UNIX,
which addresses the potential vulnerability.

Note: The SWS 6.4.1a kit applies to HP Tru64 UNIX Versions 5.1B-3,
5.1B-2/PK4, and 5.1A PK6.

Kit Location: http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/download.htm

Kit File: sws_v6_4_1a.tar.gz

Kit MD5 Checksum: 3000048bb9e39b02e95628741f62e37b


UPDATE HISTORY
Initial release: 6 December 2005



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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

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    TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault


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
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(c)Copyright 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
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or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;
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The information in this document is subject to change without
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products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard
Company in the United States and other countries. Other product
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