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[security bulletin] HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 11:03:51 -0700
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01203958
HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-10-15
Last Updated: 2007-10-15
Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX OpenSSL. The vulnerability could be exploited locally
to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running OpenSSL before vA.00.09.07l.
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks SureRun Security Team http://www.SureRun.cn for reporting this vulnerability to
security-alert () hp com
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 action has been taken.
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.006 or subsequent
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.007 or subsequent
action: install revision A.00.09.08d.003 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made the following available to resolve the vulnerability.
The updates are available from:
HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1) update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.006
HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2) update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.007
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3) update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.08d.003
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant:
HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued
Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download
patches and create a depot automatically.
For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa
Revision: 1 (rev.1) - 15 October 2007 Initial release
Third Party Security Patches:
Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.
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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:
GN = HP General SW
MA = HP Management Agents
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW
MP = HP MPE/iX
NS = HP NonStop Servers
OV = HP OpenVMS
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
VV = HP VirtualVault
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
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